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What is a 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.

Kinds
 
  • Jokes
  • Poems
  • Proverbs
  • Puns
  • Riddles
  • Sayings
  • Songs

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Go to SIL home page This page is an extract from the LinguaLinks Library, Version 5.0 published on CD-ROM by SIL International, 2003. [Ordering information.]

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