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Lit Terms Quiz - from Vignettes of San Francisco

Quiz by Lauren Gilberti

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  • Q1
    The following line is an example of which literary device? " . . . the muscles of his body play into the movement of the waves until he and his green canoe and the white capped waves are all one motif . . ."
    satire
    personification
    tone
    imagery
    60s
  • Q2
    "Dainty white yachts go dipping to the waves and seem like lovely young girls in among the sturdier boats." Is an example of . . .
    simile
    satire
    metaphor
    personification
    60s
  • Q3
    What are the "Dainty white yachts" being compared to in the simile?
    "lovely young girls"
    "fishermen"
    "sturdier boats"
    "this great beautiful Sunday morning"
    60s
  • Q4
    Setting is often connected to or reflective of the ______________________ of the piece.
    oxymoron
    irony
    tone
    mood
    60s
  • Q5
    What mood is set in the excerpt from "Vignettes of San Francisco?"
    gloomy
    pleasant
    mournful
    optimistic
    60s
  • Q6
    The author's repetitive comparison of the scene in San Francisco to a symphony is an example of . . .
    figurative language
    metaphor
    irony
    plot
    60s

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