5 Written questions
5 Multiple choice questions
- When human characteristics are given to non-linving objects or animals.
- A brief, indirect reference to something with which the author expects the reader to be familiar (historical event or object)
- A difference between the way things seem and the way they really are. Most Common Type - Situational -- where events that happen in a way that is opposite of what everyone expects. This is what you have always called just "irony."
- A creative expression (figure of speech) that is worn out from too much use.
- A direct comparison of two UNLIKE items using LIKE or As.
4 True/False questions
Incongruity → When two UNLIKE objects or people are put together in a story. Ex: socks and flip flops
Hyperbole → When an object used takes on a deeper meaning. Ex: The heart shaped key in Hugo is a symbol for life.
Symbol → A direct comparison of two UNLIKE items using LIKE or As.
Oxymoron → Two contradictory (opposite) words used together to form an expression.