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Name the Various Figures of Speech in the Following. We Had Nothing to Do, and We Did It Very Well. - English Language

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MCQ

Name the various Figures of Speech in the following.
We had nothing to do, and we did it very well.

Options

  • Antithesis

  • Paradox

  • Anticlimax

  • Litotes

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Solution

Paradox

Explanation:

Paradox: a statement apparently contradicting itself.  The first half of the sentence says 'we had nothing to do', while the last half contradicts it with 'we did it very well'. 

Anticlimax: is the arrangement of a series of words,  phrases, or clauses in order of decreasing importance. 

Concept: Grammar (Entrance Exams)
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