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Rhetorical devices examples
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"He lived jn a world shining and fresh and as uninspected as Eden on the sixth day"
"Have sight of Proteus rising from the sea; or hear old Triton blow his wreathed horn."
"How was your day I said, oh fine knowing that one more stars might break his back."
"One taught me love, one taught me patience, and one taught me pain."
"The fact is, Obamacare is disaster."
"Small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."
"Live together as brothers or perish together as fools."
"Reign in hell than serve in heaven."
"Oh phone, why aren't you working."
"Twinkle twinkle little star how I wonder what you are up above the world so high"
"Yea noise? I happy dagger! This is thy sheath; there rust, and let me die."
"The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn."
"I do not believe a man can ever leave his business. He ought to think of it by day and dream of it by night."
"A penny saved is a penny earned."
"The grass is always greener on the other side."
Birds of a feather flock together vs opposite attract
Out of sight, out of mind ba absence makes the heart go fonder
"Fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to suffering."
"Early is on time, on time is late, and late is unacceptable."
"He who must not be named did great things."
Aristotle is "the philosopher"
Ms. Rose is referred to as "Talley."
"She looks perplexed for a moment, and then said, not fiercely but still Louth enough for the furniture to hear, "we'll I lay if I get hold of you I'll." "
Hunger games (science fiction novels)
(________________ about reality tv and a society where we delight in people's pain)
The lion and the witch and the wardrobe
( a Christian _________ in which Asian represents Christ and the children, sons of Adam and daughters of eve, that humans made in god's image)
Lord of the flies
(War and political systems)
East of Eden
(Cain and Abel, Adam and Eve, the devil)
"Life is like a box of chocolate- you never know what you're gonna get."
"The only passion of friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money."
"And as I'm sinking the last thing that I think is, did I pay my rent?"
"Your cat has passed away."
"I need to powder my nose."
"It had been found necessary to make readjustment of rations."
"Daughter is making the beast with two backs." (Intercourse)
"See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil."
"Government of the people, by the people, for the people."
"It weighed a ton."
"I'm so hungry I could eat a horse."
"I have a million things to do before I get home."
"He's as skinny as a pole."
"Blessed are the pure in heart."
"Patience you must have, my young padawan."
"In silent night when rest I took."
"His eyes met hers as she sat there paler and whiter than anyone in the cart ocean of anxious faces about her."
"I am loyalty to the crown."
"The pen is mightier than the sword."
"I must be cruel to be kind."
"I don't want to mention you have a booger in your nose."
"I will not even mention the fact that you betrayed us in the Roman people by aiding Caitlin."
"To believe your own though, to believe that what is true for you in your private heart is true for all men, that is genius."
"And though I have the gift of prophecy and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge and though I have faith so that I could remove mountains and have not charity, I am nothing."
"It was a horrible day, he had failed his physics tear then dropped his essay into a rain puddle."
"They left behind not so much a monumental mass or fubble."
"If we had time, you could be coy but time is always passing so you don't have time to cry."
Skyscrapers are tall. Ms.Rose is tall. Therefore, ms.rose is a skyscraper.
He is N American citizen so he is entitled to due process of law.
Because he is a hard worker, he wi succeed.
"My mistress eyes are nothing like the sun, coral is far more red than her lips, of snow be white, why then her breasts are dun, if hairs be wires black wires grow on her head, I have seen roses damasked, re and white, but no such roses see I in her cheeks."
(Reverses the convention by calling her ugly)
"She looked at him in horror. He repeated his words, they cut the air like dagger."
"Touch the rainbow, taste the rainbow."
"That neon green jacket is so loud that it hurts my eyes."
"It was ok I guess said by a student who got a perfect score on SAT"
Are fleets and armies necessary to a work of love and reconciliation?
I have a tiny little tumor in my brain; it isn't very serious.
Must I agree to the wrongfulness of slavery?
They covered themselves in dust and glory.
We were partners, not soul mates, two separate people who happened to be sharing a menu or life.
She stole my car and my heart.
She took her time and her tea.
fire station on fire, unsinkable ship, mother who created mothers against drunk driving
"If the British did not fight, the Nazis would conquer Britain. The British pacifists also wished the British to not fight. The British pacifists, therefore, were on the side of a Nazi victory over Britain."
"He would not take the crown. Therefore it's certain he was not ambitious."
If your friend jumped off a bridge, would you do it too?
"In moments of crisis I size up the situation in a flash, set my teeth, contract my muscles, take a firm grip on myself, and without a tremor, always do the wrong thing."
"Explaining a joke is like dissecting a frog. You understand it better but the frog dies in the process."
"...worrying is as effective as trying to solve an algebra equation by chewing bubble gum."
"Superman comes from Planet CROUTON."
"Our watch, sir, have indeed COMPREHENDED two AUSPICIOUS persons."
"I was most PUTRIFIED with astonishment."
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