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Like...Only Technique

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A variant of the simile, the Like…Only points out a difference or exception. You won’t find this figure in the classical literature, but I find myself using it frequently. 

A figure in the physical world composes the shape or form of something; look at the Washington monument on a foggy day and you’ll make out the figure of a column. Less monumentally, we traditionally call a woman’s shape or form her figure. A figure of speech works the same way, usually without the obsession over phallic architecture and weight loss. Word Hero

Dorothy Sr.: Parmeggian. It’s a pasta dish. Only with eggplant. Word Hero