Songlyrics In The Figurative Language In Literature

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Figurative language in the world of literature is language that uses words or expressions with a deep meaning that is different from the normal meaning of words and expressions. In the world of literature many writers and poets use figurative language to grab their audience attention. Figurative language is very common in poetry, lyrics, nonfiction writing and prose pieces. In this particular essay I would be discussing and analyzing different songlyrics that contain figures of speech and how effective these different figures of speech make the songs popular. In the figurative language we have different figures of speech. A figure of speech is a word or phrase that has different meaning than the actual meaning is a way writers used to exaggerate feelings and emotions. There are several figures of speech such as a hyperbole, personification, metaphor, simile and onomatopoeia. Each of these figures of speech all have different functions they play in the world of writing. Figures of speech are not used to exaggerate language, but to also cause a moment of excitement and intensity when reading. The majority of these figures of speech provide the writing with a more concise and clarifications of what the author, singer, writer or poet is trying to share with their particular audience. For instance, let’s take a look at several songs that contain figures of speech. For example in the song “Mean” by Taylor Swift is singing about how someone’s words could be painful and

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