Figures of Speech



Figures of Speech :



A figure of speech is a form of speech in which words are used out of their ordinary meaning .In other words; a figure of speech is an artful deviation from the direct way of saying something in order to gain strength and freshness of expression.

Figures of speech are divided into two main groups.

The Schemes

The Tropes

Scheme Involves transference order.

Schemes of balance :

Schemes of balance include Parallelism and Antithesis.

Parallelism : Parallelism is an arrangement of phrases, sentences and paragraphs so that elements of equal importance are equally developed and similarly developed.

Some Books are to be tasted others to be Swallowed and a few to be chewed and digested.

Antithesis : It is literary technique in which opposite or strongly contrasting statements are balanced against each other for emphasis.

Man Proposes, God Disposes.













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