Figurative Language: Question Preview (ID: 12789)


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comparison or analogy between two things that doesn't use like or as
a) metaphor
b) alliteration
c) simile
d) hyperbole

Repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds in two or more neighboring words
a) assonance
b) alliteration
c) personification
d) juxtaposition

Comparison of two things usually using like or as
a) metaphor
b) irony
c) simile
d) assonance

name for words that sound like what they describe
a) alliteration
b) hyperbole
c) allusion
d) onomatopoeia

Purposeful exaggeration or overstatement
a) hyperbole
b) simile
c) alliteration
d) metaphor

Exploiting the multiple meanings of words that are homonyms
a) pun
b) irony
c) assonance
d) metaphor

Direct or indirect reference to something historical, literary, religious, or mythical
a) simile
b) hyperbole
c) onomatopoeia
d) allusion

When two unlike things are positioned next to each other
a) assonance
b) pun
c) juxtaposition
d) alliteration

When you say one thing, but you actually mean the opposite
a) simile
b) irony
c) metaphor
d) personification

Repetition of vowel sounds in words that are close together
a) alliteration
b) hyperbole
c) juxtaposition
d) assonance

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