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ASSONANCE can be best defined as:
a) repetition of vowel sounds within a sentence
b) repetition of the first letter or sound of words
c) words that are spelled like they sound
d) exaggeration

The dog days of summer made the street look like a ghost town. This is contains an example of all of these literary devices except
a) Metaphor
b) Idiom
c) Simile
d) Alliteration

“The same sound repeated in a series of words.” This definition best describes
a) Simile
b) Metaphor
c) Alliteration
d) Personification

There was a roar from the crowd when the home team scored. This contains an example of which literary device?
a) Simile
b) Hyperbole
c) Onomatopoeia
d) Personification

Everyone stood as she walked down the aisle in her white gown. This is an example of:
a) Hyperbole
b) Simile
c) Metaphor
d) Symbolism

Which word list has examples of assonance:
a) Boy, bear, barn
b) Mirror, seer, liter
c) Blue, super, suet
d) How, Fly, Sand

Which of the following is an example of assonance:
a) I’m as hungry as a bear.
b) I sipped the rim with palatable lip.
c) She sells sea shells by the sea shore.
d) My ship has come in.

a) the use of words that sound like the things they name
b) the use of words that compare two unlike objects
c) the use of words that sound the same but have different meanings
d) words that look funny

Which of the following is NOT an example of alliteration?
a) When will Walter wind the wacky music box?
b) The sun sizzled Sam’s skin without sunscreen.
c) The students quickly came to attention.
d) Lucy is little and lazy and likes to do less than most.

The bigger they are, the harder they fall. This sentence contains an example of
a) Hyperbole
b) Metaphor
c) Alliteration
d) Idiom

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