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Give at least 1 example of irony, oxymoron and paradox each in writings of filipino authors and show what line was that figure of speech taken. (in english)​

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  • Réponse publiée par: kelly072

    Anaphora

    “We came, we saw, we conquered.”

    “Be bold. Be brief. Be gone.”

    “Get busy living or get busy dying.”

    Euphemism

    Kick the bucket

    Powder your nose

    Blow chunks

    Hyperbole

    She was so happy; her smile was a mile wide.

    The footballer is the best player of all time.

    I’m so hungry I could eat a horse.

    Irony

    A fire station burns down.

    A marriage counselor files for divorce.

    The police station gets robbed.

    Metaphor

    The ballerina was a swan, gliding across the stage.

    Jamal was a pig at dinner.

    The kids were monkeys on the jungle gym.

    onomatapoeia

    ""

    "boom"

    "tick tock"

    oxymoron

    Bittersweet

    Alone together.

    Amazingly awful.

    personofication

    Lightning danced across the sky.

    The wind howled in the night.

    The car complained as the key was roughly turned in its ignition.

    Simile

    You were as brave as a lion.

    They fought like cats and dogs.

    He is as funny as a barrel of monkeys.

    Synecdoche

    all hands on deck

    Ask for her hand

    Boots on the ground

    Understatement

    You just hit the biggest lottery of all time! An understatement would be: "I'm kind of excited." (Modest)

    You are out to dinner with a friend who spills food down the front of her white shirt. An understatement would be: "Really, it's hardly noticeable." (Polite)

    You get the highest grade in class. An understatement would be: "I did OK on that test." (Modest)

    Explanation:

    i hope it helps :)

  • Réponse publiée par: calmaaprilgrace

    answer:

    Here are some examples of oxymoron that may be found in everyday expression:

    -Only choice.

    -Same difference.

    -Friendly fire.

    -Virtual reality.

    -Controlled chaos.

    -Freezer burn.

    -Silent scream.

    -Terribly good.

  • Réponse publiée par: christiandumanon

    answer:

    Simile

    1. He runs like a horse.

    2. He eats like a pig.

    3. Her dancing was a smooth as a flowing river.

    4. She was as cool as a cucumber under pressure.

    5. I turned as white as a ghost when you jumped out at me.

  • Réponse publiée par: Rosalesdhan

    metaphor:

    He's a cow

    Jane is an encyclopedia

    simile:

    She's fresh as a daisy

    My cousin laughs like a clown

    oxymoron:

    Awfully nice

    Orderly confusion

  • Réponse publiée par: smith21

    Metaphor

    •Her long hair was a flowing golden river.

    •Tom's eyes were ice as he stared at her.

    Simile

    •He is as funny as a barrel of monkeys.

    •This house is as clean as a whistle.

    Oxymoron

    •Suddenly the room filled with a deafening silence.

    •Her singing was enough to raise the living dead.

    Explanation:

    Hope it helps

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