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Figurative Language in 'The Schwa Was Here"

Quiz by Teresea Crowe

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  • Q1
    ...But give him some crayons and a blank page, and his forehead would start to bleed.
    personification
    hyperbole
    metaphor
    onomatopoeia
    30s
  • Q2
    WHAM! He hits the jagged boulders, and it's all over for him.
    allusion
    onomatopoeia
    metaphor
    hyperbole
    30s
  • Q3
    Then the Schwa snapped Manny's head back on as if it were a giant Barbie.
    idiom
    onomatopoeia
    simile
    personification
    30s
  • Q4
    Now I know why Howie always buzzes his hair, because if her didn't, he'd have millions of people trying to pull it out.
    metaphor
    hyperbole
    personification
    allusion
    30s
  • Q5
    It's like your brain begins to twist and squirm, directing your mind away from him.
    simile
    personification
    metaphor
    allusion
    30s
  • Q6
    I like that better than regular string net because when you make a basket, your don't swish-you clank.
    onomatopoeia
    simile
    alliteration
    metaphor
    30s
  • Q7
    Tiggor looks at me and hooks his thumbs in his pockets like he's a gunslinger ready to draw.
    alliteration
    metaphor
    simile
    personification
    30s
  • Q8
    "Stealth is wealth," I said to him, which has been our little good-luck phrase ever since we started taking dares.
    alliteration
    metaphor
    personification
    allusion
    30s
  • Q9
    I shrugged, fettucine dangling down to my chin.
    simile
    metaphor
    allusion
    alliteration
    30s
  • Q10
    "Does he become visible again when he takes off his ring? Dad asked. "Does he hang out with elves and dwarfs?"
    allusion
    personification
    simile
    metaphor
    30s
  • Q11
    "My granddaughter will be spending the next few months with me. You will spend time with her. You will entertain her. You will pretend to like her. " I was sensing this haircut was going to be one nasty Mohawk. "What's wrong with her?"
    metaphor
    simile
    allusion
    personification
    30s

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