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Which is an example of alliteration?
a) Jaime jiggles and jingles as she sings her song.
b) I like to hop.
c) I am as happy as an alligator.
d) I am sometimes happy and sometimes sappy.

Which is an example of an analogy?
a) I am as happy as a clam.
b) She is a happy house.
c) Hand is to glove as foot is to sock.
d) I think I need a bigger box.

Which is an example of assonance?
a) The boy is as slow as a turtle.
b) He is a pig when he eats.
c) Jim jumped on Jimmy.
d) Allie the alligator ate her apple in an apartment.

Why are ambiguties in poems?
a) Leave it open to the reader to make their own meaning.
b) To make poems difficult to understand.
c) Poets want you to guess what the poem means.
d) To hide their poor writing skills.

What is a concrete image?
a) something that stands for something bigger. A heart stands for love.
b) Something that is an image the reader can picture.
c) Something that can be held.
d) Talking about an object.

What is the definition of alliteration?
a) Repeating consonant sounds anywhere in the word.
b) Repeating beginning consonant sounds.
c) Repeating vowel sounds anywhere in the word.
d) Repeating beginning vowel sounds.

What is assonance?
a) Repeating consonant sounds anywhere in the word.
b) Repeating beginning consonant sounds.
c) Repeating vowel sounds anywhere in the word.
d) Repeating beginning vowel sounds.

What is connotation?
a) The dictionary definition of a word.
b) The attitude associate with the word.
c) A slang meaning for the word.
d) Any definition given for a word.

What is consonance?
a) Repeating consonant sounds anywhere in the word.
b) Repeating beginning consonant sounds.
c) Repeating vowel sounds anywhere in the word.
d) Repeating beginning vowel sounds.

What is an example of consonance?
a) Dan was as hungry as an elephant.
b) Jake ate an apple.
c) The happy map planned a trip.
d) Sally sank her sailboat.

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