Use figures of speech in our writing, but don’t overdo them lest they conceal the story from readers.
A figure of speech is a literary device that enhances our writing but is not to be taken literally. It can be used to create a special effect, create emotion and make our writing more visual.
Figures of Speech, A List
Although there are other figures of speech, we’ll study the ones I listed above in future posts.
Next week: Metaphors and Similes