Monday , October 14 2019

Specific analysis of figurative language at UNIROW

Students at UNIROW are learning figurative language. They seem really don’t understand about it. Figurative language has been a nightmare for them. Most of the times, They only understand few kinds of figurative language. Learning figurative language is not that hard. Make sure you understand on how to analysis figurative language and you will be able to determine what kind of figurative language it uses. Here, at this site, You will be given tips on how to create specific analysis of figurative language.
before we start, Figurative Language in an easy words, is describe a something by comparing with a something else. So if the words or sentences contain comparison between a something with another else, It definitely using figurative language. There are eight figurative languages to learn but in this topic, we will only learn on how to create specific analysis of figurative language.
Creating specific analysis of figurative language is easy. make sure to take a paper and a pencil or ballpoint. here are the steps to create specific analysis of figurative language based on the easy way to learn figurative language written by MOCHAMMAD RIFA’I at UNIROW:

  1. write each sentences of each paragraphs.
  2. underline each sentences which uses these words: “as”,”that” and ”like”.
  3. read it couple of time and ask yourself: is there a comparison between two of things?

Doing three steps above will greatly help learner to identify figurative language faster. Here is example of sentences need to be analyzed:
“His name is Mr. Arick. He is busy as Bee”
let’s make an analysis whether it is a figurative language or not. Using the steps to create specific analysis of figurative language given above, the first thing to do is write each of sentences, underline words and find the comparison. Here are what need to be done:
1. The first step (write each sentences in a paper by using pencil or ballpoint):

  • His name is Mr. Arick.
  • He is busy as Bee.

2. Underline words (which contains ‘as’,’that’ and ‘like’):

  • His name is Mr. Arick.
  • He is busy as Bee.

3. Find the comparison to determine whether it is a figurative language or not (by reading couple of times and analyzing each words.)

  • His name is Mr. Arick. => isn’t a figurative language because no comparison in the sentence.
  • He is busy as Bee. => is a figurative language. The reason are there is word “as” (bold and underlined above) and the sentence contain comparison. The sentence compare two of things. He (Mr. Arick) is compared wit Bee. It uses word “as” to compare Mr. Arick with Bee.

Three steps above are able to identify sentences really fast. Using three steps above to identify figurative language, we will not only able to figure the sentences but also able to create figurative language. The steps above have been tested personally and also tested by couple of student whom study English at UNIROW.Basically, the three steps above was written exclusively for this blog by me (Mochammad RIFA’I – a student at UNIROW) and approved by NISYA (the owner and author of this blog). Keep learning Figurative language and write your question below in the comment form. I will respond to the question and NISYA surely will help too. (written by ARICK and approved by NISYA).
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