FIGURE OF SPEECH
1-Antithesis: Smart people take advantage of opportunities; stupid people waste opportunities.
2-Alliteration: Best baseball player is Babe Ruth.
3-Iteratio: The car crashed, crashed after he bought it.
4-Anaphora: The cat jumped off the roof. The neighbors were worried. The police were called.
5-Epistrophe: She came over my house-unannounced. She came to dinner-unannounced.
6-Symploce: She was really hurt. She continued to walk even though she was hurt.
7-Anadiplosis: She decided to kidnap my cat. My cat was taken from me; therefore, she was kidnapped.
8-Antimetabole: We sleep to rest, not rest to sleep.
9-Asyndeton: I ran, I conquered, I succeeded.
10-Polysyndeton: I laugh and cry and scream and fall
11-Polypton: She put her hands in the revolver while it was revolving.
12-Euphenism: She’s gone, she is no longer with me.
13- Metaphor: She’s a problem.
14-Buried Metaphor: The idiot meows when he is in trouble.
15) Simile: She is like a flower that was taken care of.
16- Metonymy: There he is, the cowboy.
17- Synecdoche: I want to ride a horse across the wild west.
18- Pun: I went to the barn, and saw a cute chick.
19- Hyperbole: My car jerks so hard that when you press the gas it goes flying.
20- Litotes: The fact that you quit your job resulted in you being homeless.
21- Neologism: Rainfall, Uprising
22- Personification: History shows that Ragnar was the devil that attacked England.
23: Address: Why would she do that. Elizabeth why did you throw that glass out that window knowing very well that it was going to hurt an innocent pedestrian.
24: Apostrophe: As she watched her lover leaving, she couldn’t help but turn away due to the sadness swelling up in her heart at that very moment.
25: Irony: It was Ironic, that the war was the reason for the new era that helped the country significantly.
26: Paradox: In a state of Paradox, he never practiced what he preached.
27: Omission: The fact that he cheated all through college, that student was omitted from his graduation due to breaking the university’s guidelines and rules.