What are the figures of speech used in a horse and two goats?
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Figure of speech used in the story a horse and two goats are:-
1) Alliteration:- is the repetition of consonant sounds in nearby or adjacent words. For example, in the story when the author says, “A couple of cronies” and “Gawky goats”, he uses alliteration.
2) Simile:- is the used to compare between two objects using the word “as” or “like”. For example, “….Warrior with scythe-like mustachioed.”
3) Imagery:- is used to create an explicit description. For example, while describing the American, the author says, “Red face foreigner.”
4) Irony:- is used to provide contrasting concepts viewed side by side. In the story, the irony lies in the fact that all the while Muni was trying to sell the goats, he ended up selling the statue of the horse.
A Horse and Two Goats Summary in English