The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #72825   Message #4085613
Posted By: GerryM
29-Dec-20 - 11:39 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Galway Shawl - author
Subject: RE: Origins: Galway Shawl - author
Synecdoche, metonymy, onomatopoeia
Litotes, hyperbole, irony.
Alliteration, repetition, oxymoron, bathos
Periphrasis, simile.

Now if these words sound strange to your ears,
And maybe a little bit jivey,
Get a dictionary!