PHI Discussion W3 figurative language

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PHI Discussion W3 figurative language.

Using and misusing figurative language may make it difficult for others to understand what you write and what you say.

  • Choose one (1) of the ten (10) types of figurative language from the list below.
  • Define the meaning of the term and provide an example.
  • Describe an appropriate circumstance for using the example for the term or a circumstance when using the term might lead to misunderstanding.

1.idiom

Amphiboly

6.amphiboly

2.analogy

“flame word”

7.“flame word”

3.metaphor

8.hyperbole

4.simile

9.euphemism

5.cliché

Colloquialism

10. colloquialism

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