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Literary Devices for 7th grade

Quiz by Henrietta Vazquez

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  • Q1
    An implied comparison between two unlike things that have something in common.
    Metaphor
    30s
  • Q2
    A metaphor that continues for several stanzas or the length of a poem.
    Extended Metaphor
    30s
  • Q3
    A comparison using "like" or "as" between two unlike things that have something in common.
    Simile
    30s
  • Q4
    A device where inanimate objects are given human characteristics.
    Personification
    30s
  • Q5
    A device where the speaker refers to something that the reader needs prior knowledge of or experience with in order to understand.
    Allusion
    30s
  • Q6
    A device where the speaker talks directly to an absent person, living or dead, or even a nonexistent person or thing as if it was capable of understanding.
    Apostrophe
    30s
  • Q7
    A device where the author chooses nouns, adjectives, or verbs that paint a strong mental picture and often have layers of meaning.
    Vivid word choice
    30s
  • Q8
    Placing two things that directly oppose each other (often abstract concepts) near each other or directly side-by-side so the reader can compare them.
    Juxtaposition
    30s
  • Q9
    The repetition of the beginning consonant sound.
    Alliteration
    30s
  • Q10
    Words that imitate the sound of the object, animal or person said by the word.
    Onomatopoeia
    30s
  • Q11
    When the author repeats something.
    Repetition
    30s
  • Q12
    Repetition of internal vowels.
    Assonance
    30s
  • Q13
    Repetition of ending (of the word or stressed syllable) consonant sound.
    Consonance
    30s
  • Q14
    The pattern of rhyme in a poem.
    Rhyme scheme
    30s
  • Q15
    The numbers of words in a line.
    Line length
    30s

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