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Definition - a direct comparison of two different things
a) simile
b) metaphor
c) personification
d) hyperbole

Definition - a comparison of two things using like or as
a) metaphor
b) simile
c) hyperbole
d) personification

Definition - the use of words that sound like what they mean, such as hiss, buzz, slam, and boom
a) alliteration
b) hyperbole
c) onomatopoeia
d) simile

Definition - a type of figurative language in which a nonhuman subject is given human characteristics
a) personification
b) simile
c) metaphor
d) hyperbole

Definition - repetition of initial consonant sounds
a) simile
b) metaphor
c) alliteration
d) hyperbole

Ouch!
a) hyperbole
b) alliteration
c) idiom
d) onomatopoeia

Definition - extreme exaggeration
a) simile
b) metaphor
c) hyperbole
d) alliteration

My binder is an overflowing sea of papers.
a) metaphor
b) simile
c) personification
d) hyperbole

The lunch line reached from the beginning to the end of the Great Wall of China.
a) hyperbole
b) alliteration
c) personification
d) metaphor

The rose stretched her arms out and yawned after a long winter's nap.
a) hyperbole
b) simile
c) metaphor
d) personification

Our lives are grapes, bitter and sweet.
a) metaphor
b) simile
c) personification
d) hyperbole

The fog curled over the tombstones like locks of hair.
a) onomatopoeia
b) simile
c) metaphor
d) personification

KABOOM!
a) onomatopoeia
b) alliteration
c) simile
d) hyperbole

Even diamonds are jealous of your beauty.
a) onomatopoeia
b) simile
c) personification
d) metaphor

I am so hungry I could eat a cow.
a) onomatopoeia
b) metaphor
c) simile
d) hyperbole

You are what you eat.
a) personification
b) simile
c) metaphor
d) hyperbole

She sells seashells by the seashore.
a) personification
b) onomatopoeia
c) alliteration
d) metaphor

Like burnt-out torches by a sick man's bed...
a) hyperbole
b) personification
c) metaphor
d) simile

Definition - language used by writers to produce images in readers' minds and to express ideas in fresh, vivid, and imaginative ways
a) Figurative language
b) alliteration
c) fancy language
d) small talk

As she dreamed about winning her eyes became stars twinkling with the possibilities.
a) simile
b) hyperbole
c) personification
d) metaphor

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