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ENGL 100
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John Pierce

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ENGL WEEK 9 07/11/2013 Lecture 2 Figurative Language Inclusive term for words that are used in ways that depart conspicuously from their literal or standard use. Two types: Figures of thought (tropes) Affects meaning Words or phrases used in ways that affect an obvious change or turn in standard meaning Comparison of 2 different objects or transference with and object or experience or concept to another not  literally connected with it Simile, metaphor, personification Contrast between 2 levels of meaning or shift from one level of meaning to another Understatement, hyperbole, irony Figure of speech (schemes) Affects syntax or word order Change in standard orfer or ususl syntax of woeds t
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