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Examples of simile

Some Figures of Speech with Examples (2)

In continuation of the first part of the series which featured 10 figures of speech with examples, this considers the other 10, also with examples. LITOTES A figure of speech consisting of an understatement in which an affirmative is expressed by negating its opposite. Examples: The ice cream was not too bad; A million dollars [...]

Grammar Clinic: The REAL difference between OXYMORON and PARADOX

Oxymoron An oxymoron is a figure of speech in which seemingly contradictory words appear side by side but still involving a point. That is, two opposite words are placed side by side to bring out a point. Examples are act naturally, original copy, conspicuous absence, found missing, alone together, criminal justice, old news, peace force, even odds, awful good, [...]