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Figurative Language.

The earth is the cup of the sun, / That filleth at morning
a) simile
b) metaphor
c) onamonpeia
d) personification

After getting my report card / I knew it was time to hit the books.
a) metaphor
b) understatement
c) personifcation
d) hyperbole

The river, curling softly by, / Whispers and dimples round its quiet gray stones.
a) simile
b) understatment
c) personification
d) metaphor

A treasurer of immortal days, / I roam the glorious world giving endless praise,
a) simile
b) personification
c) hyperbole
d) metaphor

Don't worry about the Alex / She's all bark and no bite.
a) understatment
b) metaphor
c) simile
d) hyperbole

The daisy hugging the earth / in August, ha!
a) personification
b) simile
c) metaphor
d) hyperbole

Life is a stream / On which we strew / Petal by petal the flower of our heart;
a) understatment
b) metaphor
c) simile
d) personification

They have watered the street, / It shines in the glare of lamps, / Cold, white lamps, And lies / Like a slow-moving river
a) simile
b) hyperbole
c) metaphor
d) understatment

An old willow with hollow branches / slowly swayed his few high tendrils / and sang:
a) hyperbole
b) personification
c) metaphor
d) simile

Both bees and buzzers buzz
a) onomatopoeia
b) personifcation
c) simile
d) hyperbole

Oh, never, if I live to a million, / Shall I feel such a grievous pain.
a) hyperbole
b) personification
c) onamonopeia
d) understatement

All round the house is the jet-black night; / It stares through the window-pane;
a) personification
b) hyperbole
c) simile
d) metaphor

But words are things, and a small drop of ink, / Falling, like dew, upon a thought produces
a) personification
b) hyperbole
c) metaphor
d) simile

•It's a bit yellow - while describing a very yellow canary.
a) simile
b) personification
c) hyperbole
d) understatement

•I wouldn't say he was thin - describing a very obese person
a) understatement
b) personifcation
c) simile
d) hyperbole

•I know a little about running a company - comment by a successful businessman
a) personification
b) understatement
c) simile
d) hyperbole

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