Vocabulary-Figurative Language and Poetry Terms
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by Mary Adams
| 10 Questions
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Figurative Language and Poetry Terms
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paragraph:story :: ____________________: poem
A verse
B sentence
C stanza
D refrain
2
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Words that appeal to the reader's senses and create word pictures
A personification
B imagery
C imagination
D metaphor
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Her eyes are blue like the ocean. This is an example of ____________________________________.
A alliteration
B metaphor
C personification
D simile
4
10
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
A alliteration
B simile
C hyperbole
D repetition
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a type of literature in which words are carefully chosen and arranged to create certain effects
A short story
B poetry
C dramatic plays
D novels
6
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words are used in an imaginative way to create ideas that are not literally true
A personification
B figurative language
C imagery
D hyperbole
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My sister ate 100 gallons of cookie dough ice cream when her special someone broke her heart.
A metaphor
B personification
C imagery
D hyperbole
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My computer growled at me when I hit the wrong button.
A metaphor
B simile
C personification
D hyperbole
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The German Shepard (dog) was lightning fast.
A simile
B metaphor
C personification
D onomatopoeia
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the use of words whose sounds echo their meaning
A simile
B metaphor
C onomatopoeia
D alliteration
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