- Watch this video on What is a Figure of Speech?
- Read through some different figures of speech. (You can scan this document.) You're trying to get an idea of how many are out there.
- Look through the wikipedia article on figures of speech and count how many different kinds wikipedia defines.
Assignment: Answer these questions in an email with the subject line of "Rhetoric - Figures of speech"
- How many figures of speech does wikipedia define?
- Why do you think advertisers like figures of speech?