Anti-Climax :

Figures of speech, as we have seen earlier, make the writing of prose or poetry pieces much more interesting. We have come across a few figures of speech earlier.


In the examples given below, we get a feeling of a descent in importance. Such a figure of speech is known as an anti-climax.

It is often used to create a humorous effect.

For example :

1. The storm took away their house, their belongings and even their paintings.

2. The night was dark. It was quiet and it was boring.

3. Her mother beat her. She scolded her. She took away her nail polish.


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