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Comparing objects or ideas by staying that one is the other is called
a) personification b) rhyme c) simile d) metaphor
Hit the deck is an example of what type of literary device?
a) alliteration b) hyperbole c) idiom d) personification
Bang, went the pistol! What is this an example of?
a) onomatopoeia b) alliteration c) personification d) hyperbole
I had a ton of homework. What is this an example of?
a) hyperbole b) onomatopoeia c) alliteration d) simile
What type of figurative language is being used in the following passage. Sometimes she braided it to teach it a lesson, but her hair always won and would unbraid itself by the end of the day and curl into puffs of defiance.
a) hyperbole b) simile c) personification d) alliteration
The following brand names are examples of what literary term? Coca-Cola, Borders Books, Dunkin' Donuts
a) simile b) alliteration c) metaphor d) onomatopoeia
The noise is music to my ears is what type of figurative language?
a) simile b) personification c) metaphor d) hyperbole
The road was a ribbon of moonlight is an example of which of these literary techniques?
a) onomatopoeia b) simile c) personification d) metaphor
Hiss is an example of what type of figurative language?
a) hyperbole b) onomatopoeia c) metaphor d) simile
Bob is as brave as a lion is an example of what literary device?
a) personification b) simile c) pun d) alliteration
If I do not eat my daily papaya, I will surely die is an example of what type of literary device?
a) hyperbole b) metaphor c) irony d) personification
But his legs continued to shake and rattle like window panes in a tornado. What is the effect of the imagery the author uses in this description?
a) It shows there is a storm coming. b) It shows that he is out of shape. c) It shows how terrified he felt. d) It shows that he is well-prepared.
The wall stared at me silently is an example of a
a) simile. b) personification. c) metaphor. d) pun.
Using language that evokes one or all of the five senses is called
a) hyperbole. b) alliteration. c) personification. d) imagery.
The son of the police chief being arrested for burglary is an example of
a) verbal irony. b) dramatic irony. c) situational irony. d) none of these.
Which of the following symbols represent evil and corruption?
a) the eagle b) the serpent c) gold d) the number 3
Which is not an example of an alliteration?
a) Sammy switched swiftly stopping sleepers. b) Bob talked to Bill after he traveled to New York. c) Peter packed pickles partly because he was hungry. d) Candles cover cars before the light turned green.
Repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning of words in close succession is called
a) alliteration b) onomatopoeia c) hyperbole d) metaphor
Giving an inanimate object human qualites is called
a) metaphor b) Repetition c) hyperbole d) personification
Extreme exaggeration is called
a) personification b) metaphor c) simile d) hyperbole
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