Figures of Speech: Exercise 3 Answers

 

  1. “But soft, what light though yonder window breaks?

It is the east and Juliet is the sun.              Metaphor

Arise fair sun            Apostrophe

and kill the envious moon            Personification

 (from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet)

 

  1. Synecdoche

 

  1. Paradox

 

  1. Synecdoche

 

  1. Metaphor

 

  1. Hyperbole

 

  1. Simile

 

  1. Simile