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Viva La Vida By Nicholas

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Transcript of Viva La Vida By Nicholas

Figurative Language
Coldplay
Viva La Vida
Examples Of Idioms
Verse 2
Alliteration
An Alliteration is when a/the consonant sound is repeated very close to each other. It is usually two or three words. Alliterations are commonly found in tongue twisters
Cliché
A cliche is a word or phrase that is commonly used/said. You hear it a lot and most people would recognize it easily and without question. Also, it is very overused.
Examples Of Clichés
Verse 2
Idiom
An idiom is a sentence that has a hidden meaning. It does not mean what it actually says, and takes inferring to find the true message. Depending on the context, the meaning could change.
"I Used To Roll The Dice"
Meaning: This means that he used to gamble and/or play with his luck. He was basically playing the "lottery" to find out what will hold for his future. It's literal meaning is "hidden" behind the words.
Verse 3
"Next The Walls Were Closed One Me"
Meaning: This means that everyone has lost faith in him. Nobody believes and/or trust's him anymore. It's literal meaning comes from the context of the song.
Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.
A peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked.
If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers,
Where's the peck of pickled peppers that Peter Piper picked?"
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Examples Of Alliterations
Verse 6
"It was the wicked and wild wind"
In this Alliteration, they are repeating the consonant sound of "w". "
W
icked and
W
ild
W
ind".
"Go big, or go home!"
"' Now the old king is dead! Long live the King"'
"'Long Live The King"' is a Cliché because it is something that is commonly said. Almost anyone would recognize it.
Verse 4
"Be my mirror, my sword and shield"
In this Alliteration, they are repeating the consonant sound of "s". "My
S
word And
S
hield".
Song Title
"Viva la Vida"
In this Alliteration, they are repeating the consonant sound of "V". "Viva La Vida
Hyperbole
A hyperbole is something that is extremely exaggerated. It usually shouldn't be taken literally as what it means,
"He is as fast as Lightning"
"Her bag was a ton"
"He is taller then a building"
Examples Of Hyperboles
Verse 1
"Seas would rise when I gave the word"
The song exaggerates his power by saying he could command the sea to rise. He really doesn't have the power to make seas rise at his own will, he just has a lot of power.
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