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Poetry

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  • Q1
    Select the correct definition of for simile
    giving non-human things, human characteristics
    comparing two unlike things using the words "like" or "as"
    contradictory statement, two words meaning the opposite of eachother
    an expression that cannot be defined using context clues
    30s
  • Q2
    Select the correct definition for personification
    contradictory statement, two words meaning the opposite of eachother
    comparing two unlike things, suggestion one is the other
    giving non-human things, human characteristics
    using the same sound at the start of words within a sentence
    30s
  • Q3
    Select the correct definition for onomatopoeia
    using the same sound at the start of words within a sentence
    over exaggeration of speech, not to be taken literally
    comparing two unlike things using the words "like" or "as"
    the formation of the word from a sound associated with the word
    30s
  • Q4
    Select the correct definition for idiom
    comparing two unlike things using the words "like" or "as"
    contradictory statement, two words meaning the opposite of eachother
    an expression that cannot be defined using context clues
    giving non-human things, human characteristics
    30s
  • Q5
    Select the correct definition for hyperbole
    contradictory statement, two words meaning the opposite of each other
    using the same sound at the start of words within a sentence
    comparing two unlike things using like or as
    over exaggeration of speech, not to be taken literally
    60s
  • Q6
    Select the correct definition for metaphor
    over exaggeration of speech, not to be taken literally
    comparing to unlike things using the words "like" or "as"
    an expression that cannot be defined using context clues
    comparing two unlike things, suggesting one is the other
    30s
  • Q7
    Select the correct definition for alliteration
    comparing two unlike things, suggesting one is the other
    using the same sound at the start of words within a sentence
    the formation of the word from a sound associated with the word
    contradictory statement, two words meaning the opposite of eachother
    30s
  • Q8
    Select the correct definition for oxymoron
    using the same sound at the start of words within a sentence.
    contradictory statement, two words meaning the opposite of eachother
    over exaggeration of speech, not to be taken literally
    the formation of the word from a sound associated with the word
    30s
  • Q9
    Identify which piece of figurative language is being highlighted in the example
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    idiom
    metaphor
    alliteration
    simile
    30s
  • Q10
    Identify which piece of figurative language is being highlighted in the example
    Question Image
    idiom
    metaphor
    onomatopoeia
    personification
    30s
  • Q11
    Identify which piece of figurative language is being highlighted in the example
    Question Image
    alliteration
    metaphor
    hyperbole
    onomatopoeia
    30s
  • Q12
    Identify which piece of figurative language is being highlighted in the example
    Question Image
    metaphor
    personification
    hyperbole
    oxymoron
    30s
  • Q13
    Identify which piece of figurative language is being highlighted in the example
    Question Image
    hyperbole
    onomatopoeia
    oxymoron
    alliteration
    30s
  • Q14
    Identify which piece of figurative language is being highlighted in the example
    Question Image
    metaphor
    idiom
    simile
    alliteration
    30s
  • Q15
    Identify which piece of figurative language is being highlighted in the example
    Question Image
    onomatopoeia
    alliteration
    idiom
    oxymoron
    30s

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