Glossary of Linguistic Terms

Specialized Figurative Text

Definition: 

A specialized figurative text is a text belonging to one of several creative genres that makes extensive use of stylized, poetic, and figurative language.

Examples: 
  • Jokes
  • Poems
  • Proverbs
  • Puns
  • Riddles
  • Sayings
  • Songs

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