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Figures of speech (leonard sardan 2sed en)

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Figures of speech (leonard sardan 2sed en)

  1. 1. FIGURES OF SPEECH
  2. 2. ANTITHESIS • Antithesis is a figure of speech which refers to the juxtaposition of opposing or contrasting ideas.
  3. 3. ANTITHESIS • literal meaning opposite, is a rhetorical device in which two opposite ideas are put together in a sentence to achieve a contrasting effect.
  4. 4. ANTITHESIS Examples: -"The more acute the experience, the less articulate its expression. " - "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."
  5. 5. ANTITHESIS Examples: - Man proposes, God disposes. - Too black for heaven, and yet too white for hell.
  6. 6. ANTITHESIS Examples: - Patience is bitter, but it has a sweet fruit. - "It's never too soon, It's never too late."
  7. 7. OXYMORON • is a figure of speech in which two opposite ideas are joined to create an effect.
  8. 8. OXYMORON • The common oxymoron phrase is a combination of an adjective proceeded by a noun with contrasting meanings .
  9. 9. OXYMORON • However, the contrasting words/phrases are not always glued together.
  10. 10. OXYMORON Examples: • There is a real love hate relationship developing between the two of them. • - The comedian was seriously funny.
  11. 11. OXYMORON Examples: - You are clearly confused by the situation you have found yourself in. - Do you have the original copies that we requested?
  12. 12. OXYMORON Examples: - This is a genuine imitation Rolex watch. - His new girlfriend really is pretty ugly.
  13. 13. PARADOX • Paradox is a literary device used to present contradictory ideas in an interesting manner.
  14. 14. PARADOX • The effect of this is to jolt cause the reader into paying attention.
  15. 15. PARADOX Examples: - "He who loses his life for My sake will save it." - The following sentence is true the above sentence is a lie.
  16. 16. PARADOX Examples: - Please ignore the notice. - They must go to war to make peace.
  17. 17. What are the difference among the three? •Antithesis •Oxymoron •Paradox
  18. 18. Figures of Speech
  19. 19. QUIZ!! Directions: Write A if the statement is Antithesis, O if the statement is Oxymoron, and P if the statement is Paradox. 1. Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice. 2. Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
  20. 20. QUIZ!! 3. Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing. 4. One small step for a man, one giant leap for all mankind. 5. Speech is silver, but Silence is Gold. 6. The following sentence is true. The above sentence is a lie.
  21. 21. QUIZ!! 7. Please ignore the notice. 8. The man who wrote such a stupid sentence cannot write at all. 9. A man drowned in the fountain of eternal life. 10.Patience is bitter, but it has a sweet fruit. 11.I can resist anything, except temptation.
  22. 22. QUIZ!! 12. Simplicity is not a simple thing. 13. Money is the root of all evils: poverty is the fruit of all goodness. 14. The strong master gives his judgment and goes home; the weak servant collects his key and goes to jail. 15. Always and never are two words you should always remember never to use.
  23. 23. QUIZ!! 16. The best cure for insomnia is to get a lot of sleep. 17. Always be sincere, even when you don't mean it. 18. Too black for heaven, and yet too white for hell. 19. To err is human, to forgive, divine 20. If I could drop dead right now, I'd be the happiest man alive.

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