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WHY does a writer use allusion?
a) To compare the familiar with unfamiliar so the reader can relate to the new information
b) Give power to an object to show the impact it has on the narrator/character
c) To compare concrete items with abstract ones using like or as
d) To compare concrete items with abstract ones not using like or as

WHY does a writer use personification?
a) To compare the familiar with unfamiliar so the reader can relate to the new information
b) Give power and life to an object to show the impact it has on the narrator/character
c) To compare concrete items with abstract ones using like or as
d) To compare concrete items with abstract ones not using like or as

Which of the following is true of BOTH similes and metaphors?
a) They both involve creating exaggerations.
b) They both give nonhuman things human traits.
c) They both compare concrete items to abstract ones .
d) The both include using words to represent the sounds.

Which of the following is true of BOTH similes and metaphors?
a) The both include using words to represent the sounds.
b) They both make the writing more interesting and can establish the depth of one's emotions.
c) They both involve creating exaggerations.
d) Give power to an object to show the impact it has on the narrator/character

How are similes and metaphors DIFFERENT?
a) Metaphors use like and as while similes say the object is something else.
b) One involves sounds and the other does not.
c) Metaphors give objects life while the other does not.
d) Similes use like and as while metaphors say the object is something else.

Figurative language (similes, metaphors, onomatopeia, hyperbole) establishes which word that describes the author's feelings?
a) Character
b) Setting
c) Mood
d) Tone

Which word describes HOW the READER reacts to the writer's/narrators's conflict and tone?
a) Mood
b) Hyperbole
c) Tone
d) Allusion

Which devices is used to imitate sounds in a text?
a) Allusion
b) Onomatopeia
c) Metaphor
d) Simile

WHY does a writer use onomatopeia?
a) To bore the reader with useless sounds
b) To make unique comparisons using like or as
c) To make the text more appealing/interesting and to provide sound imagery
d) To create comparisons between unlike objects

Can a writer's use of onomatopeia impact mood (such a make the reader feel nervous or afraid due to the sounds)?
a) YES
b) MAYBE
c) NEVER
d) RARELY

Which of the following is true of imagery?
a) Imagery includes all five of the senses.
b) Imagery has nothing to do with the senses.
c) Imagery is only sight and sound.
d) Imagery only includes sight.

WHY do writers use hyperbole?
a) To connect the familiar with the unfamiliar
b) To exaggerate events
c) To create comparisons
d) To imitate sounds

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