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Rhetorical devices

Quiz by Sheila Brock

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  • Q1
    RAINDROPS SLAP the pavement
    metaphor
    allusion
    personification
    hyperbole
    30s
  • Q2
    He is the DIAMOND in her life
    personification
    simile
    internal rhyme
    metaphor
    30s
  • Q3
    I was STARVING before lunch
    antithesis
    alliteration
    hyperbole
    onomatopoeia
    30s
  • Q4
    What rhetorical device?
    Question Image
    repetition for effect
    simile
    parallel structure
    allusion
    30s
  • Q5
    He enjoys PLAYING TENNIS and RUNNING TRACK
    allusion
    repetition for effect
    hyperbole
    parallel structure
    30s
  • Q6
    Add another parallel structure example: The zookeeper cleaned the cages, fed the animals, and....
    locked the gate
    is sleeping soundly
    rushed to the store
    45s
  • Q7
    "The sage gave her some advice, like a lantern to light her way" has what TWO rhetorical devices
    metaphor, allusion
    simile, allusion
    metaphor, alliteration
    simile, alliteration
    45s
  • Q8
    What kind of IMAGERY? "The children were screaming and shouting in the gym"
    touch/tactile
    visual
    hearing/auditory
    smelling/olfactory
    45s
  • Q9
    What rhetorical device in the names of these businesses? "Dunkin' Donuts" and "Bed, Bath, and Beyond"?
    alliteration
    simile
    metaphor
    onomatopoeia
    45s
  • Q10
    What rhetorical devices? "the BOOM of thunder"
    onomatopoeia, imagery
    alliteration, metaphor
    personification, rhyme
    hyperbole, allusion
    45s

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