Metaphors and Similes
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by Kieran Renouf
| 6 Questions
1
1 pt
Which of these definitions best describes a metaphor?
A word that resembles the sound of something
A comparison that uses figure of speech
Reptition of consonants at the start of words
A comparison that uses 'like' or 'as'
2
1 pt
Which of these best desrcibes a simile?
A comparison that uses 'like' or 'as'
An exaggerated statement that is a figure of speech.
A repeated consonant within words close together.
A repeated vowel sound within words that are close together
3
3 pts
In your own words, describe the purpose of using a metahpor in poetry. What effect does a metaphor have? (1-2 full sentences)
4
1 pt
Is the sentence "The detective listened to her tales with a wooden face." an example of a metaphor?
True
False
5
1 pt
Is the sentence "They are as different as night and day." an example of a simile?
True
False
6
1 pt
What type of poetic technique are similes and metaphors?
Descriptive Language
Figurative language
Rhyme
Meter
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