Monday, September 17, 2007

Figures of Speech Served Fresh

Do you know these figures of speech? I'll admit to knowing the first one.

Figure of Speech: analogy (an-AL-o-gy), the figure of parallel cases. From the Greek, meaning “proportion.” Read more here

Figure of Speech: syncrisis (SIN-crih-sis), the not- that- but- this figure. From the Greek, meaning “to compare.” Read more here

Figure of Speech: synonymia (sin-o-NIM-ia), the word pile-on. From the Greek, meaning “similar name.” Read more here

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