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Lit Set #2 Examples

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syllogism
"Sixty men can do a piece of work sixty times as quickly as one man"
Synaesthesia
"He was red with fury"
Parallel Structure
"Mary likes hiking, swimming, and biking."
Simile
"His eyes twinkle like the stars in the heavens"
Personification
"The wind whistled a lonely tune"
Symbol
The rye field in the Catcher and the Rye
Metonymy
"The White House asked the television networks for air time on Monday night."
Paradox
"Bomb for peace"
Litotes
"Not a bad day's work on the whole"
Metaphor
"You're smile puts the city lights to shame"
Non-sequitur
"If i get a cell phone, then everybody will love me"
Synecdouche
"All hnads on deck!"
Satire
"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"
Pun
"The audience through batteries at the performers, then were arrested for assult and battery"
Juxtaposition
"Teddy used black rocks on white sand to build an SOS"