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SPCM- Unit 5

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idiom is a combination of words that has a figurative meaning, due to its common usage
simile comparison using like or as
metaphor comparison that describes one as being something else
mixed metaphor (bad) makes an illogical comparison between 2 or more things
personification gives human attributes to non-human (inanimate) things
anthropomorphism gives human attributes to god or animals
rhythm arrangement of words into pattens so the sounds of the words together enhance the meaning of the phrase
parallelism arrangement of words so they are balanced (Like father, like son)
repetition repeat the same phrase for emphasis
alliteration repetition of the initial sounds of >2 words in a phrase
antithesis when you place words and phrases in contrast to one another (ask not what you can do for your country, but what your country can do for you)
speeches of commemoration (2 most common types) speech of tribute, speech of award
2 goals for speeches of commemoration appreciate the importance of something; illustrate something's unique achievements
Created by: melaniebeale