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Figurative Language

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24 questions
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  • Q1
    Poem are made up of ____________________
    sentences
    lines
    essays
    paragraphs
    30s
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  • Q2
    The lines of the poem are organized into ______________
    essays
    sentences
    stanzas
    paragraphs
    30s
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  • Q3
    When words create colorful pictures
    essays
    Figurative Language
    rhyme
    alliteration
    30s
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  • Q4
    Comparing two things you would not usually put together - does not use the words "like" or "as"
    simile
    metaphor
    alliteration
    hyperbole
    30s
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  • Q5
    A comparison between two objects that seem to not be similar using the words "like or "as"
    metaphor
    personification
    simile
    alliteration
    30s
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  • Q6
    When a writer gives living characteristics to non-living and non-human things
    personification
    simile
    alliteration
    metaphor
    30s
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  • Q7
    The repetition of usually an initial consonant sound in two or more neighboring words (tongue twister)
    simile
    alliteration
    hyperbole
    idiom
    30s
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  • Q8
    An expression used by poets that has meaning apart of the literal, real words meaning
    idiom
    personification
    onomatopoeia
    hyperbole
    30s
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  • Q9
    An extreme exaggeration
    onomatopoeia
    hyperbole
    idiom
    metaphor
    30s
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  • Q10
    Words that sound like the objects they name or the sounds those objects make
    simile
    onomatopoeia
    hyperbole
    alliteration
    30s
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  • Q11
    The ancient car groaned into third gear.
    personification
    alliteration
    hyperbole
    idiom
    30s
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  • Q12
    The clouds are cotton balls in the sky.
    idiom
    metaphor
    simile
    hyperbole
    30s
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  • Q13
    The water was as smooth as glass.
    hyperbole
    Simile
    onomatopoeia
    metaphor
    30s
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  • Q14
    Silly Sally sells shipwrecked ships on the seashore.
    alliteration
    metaphor
    personification
    simile
    30s
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  • Q15
    The mosquito buzzed around my ear.
    hyperbole
    simile
    idiom
    onomatopoeia
    30s
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  • Q16
    There is no use crying over spilled milk.
    alliteration
    idiom
    personification
    hyperbole
    30s
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  • Q17
    The class was so loud they could be heard all the way in China.
    idiom
    hyperbole
    simile
    alliteration
    30s
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  • Q18
    Choose the correct spelling
    metaphor
    metafor
    metephor
    metefore
    30s
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  • Q19
    Choose the correct spelling
    simille
    smilie
    simile
    simele
    30s
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  • Q20
    Choose the correct spelling
    hyperbole
    highperbowle
    highperbole
    hyperbowle
    30s
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