Kathy Owens is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication and Media Studies at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton, TX. She also serves as UMHB’s Director of Forensics, coaching their competitive speech team.

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Colorful Language

Perhaps the most important element of language style is the ability to use figures of speech in order to turn a memorable phrase. A figure of speech varies from the ordinary meaning of words to make a description unique, vivid, and memorable. While the following certainly is not an exhaustive list, here are seven figures...
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