1. What is the difference between euphemism and dysphemism?
- Euphemism is the literal meaning of words and dysphemism is when a word can have a double meaning behind it.
- Euphemism is extremely unacceptable in the society, for example, swear words. Dysphemism is a polite manner of speech.
- Euphemism is putting something socially unacceptable in a polite manner, whereas dysphemism is not socially acceptable and is something said in an innapropriate manner.
- Euphemism is not socially acceptable and is something said in an innapropriate manner, whereas, dysphemism is putting something socially unacceptable in a polite manner.
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2. What is the difference between intonation and pitch?
- Intonation refers to the actual sound of the word.
- Intonation is the variance in the speaker's voice and pitch refers to the actual tone.
- Pitch refers to the general variance in the speaker's voice and intonation refers to the actual tone.
3. What is the use of contradictory words in a phrase known as?
4. When a speaker is directly referred to, what is it called?
- A non-fluency feature.
- A prosodic feature.
- Received Pronunciation.
5. What is it called when something is explained in the manner of somthing else?
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