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Figurative Language Review

Quiz by Tesa Birks

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  • Q1
    What is a hyperbole?
    using the same consonant sounds at the beginning multiple words.
    An indirect comparison.
    An extreme exaggeration
    When we know something a character doesn't.
  • Q2
    Which of the follow examples is an extreme exaggeration?
    BAM!! The door shut.
    She was a lion.
    This quiz will be the death of me.
    A chill ran up my back.
  • Q3
    Define personification.
    Giving non human things human characteristics.
    a comparison between two things NOT using like or as.
    When something happens and the characters didn't expect it.
    extreme exaggeration
  • Q4
    Choose the best example of a simile.
    “When well-appareled April on the heel Of limping winter treads.” -William Shakespeare
    “. . . she tried to get rid of the kitten which had scrambled up her back and stuck like a burr just out of reach.” - Anne of Green Gables
    "It was not a mere man he was holding, but a giant; or a block of granite. The pull was unendurable. The pain unendurable." - James Ramsey Ullman
    “…and it’s you are whatever a moon has always meant and whatever a sun will always sing is you …” - E.E. Cummings
  • Q5
    What is the meaning of the following metaphor:? "It is the east, and Juliet is the sun."
    It's comparing Juliet to the east. She lives on the East side of Verona.
    It's comparing Juliet to the sun and saying she lights up the world.
    It's comparing Juliet to the sun. She lives on the same side as the sun rises.
    It's comparing the east to the Sun. The sun rises in the east.

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