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Part B -1 Figures of Speech - TNPSC General English Study Materials

Figures of Speech for TNPSC Exams


Alliteration
Repeating initial consonant sound in several words in same line
Allusion
Indirect Reference to something (object, place, event, etc.,)
Simile
Comparison between two objects - comparison words like, so, as,,, will be used
Metaphor
Comparison between two objects - comparison words is not used
Personification
Attributes life to non living objects
Oxymoron
Using contradictory terms (opposite terms)
Onomatopoeia
Words denoting the sound produced by an act, object, etc..,
Anaphora
Using a pronoun like terms to denote something that already mentioned in the sentence
Ellipsis Omission of a part of sentence or word without altering the meaning
Rhyme Scheme Order of the words with similar sound
Rhyming Words
Using words with similar sound
Repetition
Repeating words or phrases in consecutive lines or same line
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Apostrophe
Speaking to an imaginary object or person
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