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Flashcards in English Paper 1- Figures Of Speech Deck (13):
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Simile

Comparison using like or as

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Metaphor

Direct comparison without using like or as

3

Extended metaphor

Recurring throughout the text or poem

4

Personification

Gives human qualities to inanimate objects

5

Alliteration

Repetition of a consonant sounds
Highlights movement

6

Assonance

Repetition of vowel sounds
Slows down the pace

7

Oxymoron

Places two seemingly contradictory words next to each other

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Irony

Implies the opposite of what is said

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Sarcasm

Like irony

10

Satire

Sharp wit, irony, or sarcasm used to highlight, expose or ridicule 'serious' issues.

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Hyperbole

Over-exaggeration not meant to be taken literally

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Pun

Play on words, alike in sound but different in meanwhile

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Innuendo

Disapproving remark which hints at something, without stating it directly

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