Practical English Usage
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An epigram is a brief pointed saying. It introduces ideas which excite surprise and arrest attention.
Irony is a figure of speech in which the real meaning is exactly the opposite of that which is literally conveyed.
Here under leave of Brutus and the rest
Pun is a play on words that are either identical in sound or very similar in sound, but are sharply diverse in meaning.
Is life worth living? - It depends upon the liver.
In metonymy an object is designated by the name of something which is generally associated with it.
The bench, for the judges
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