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I want to know the definition of Figure of Speech.

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Definition of Figure of Speech

A Figure of Speech is a departure form the ordinary from of expression or the ordinary course of ideas in order to produce a greater effect.

Examples

1. The snowflakes danced.

2. The thunder grumbled.

3. The fog crept in.

4. The wind howled.

Types of Figure of Speech

1. Simile

2. Metaphor

3. Personification

4. Apostrophe

5. Hyperbole

6. Oxymoron

7. Onomatopoeia

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