BYU ENGL 43 Ch 2 fig language
2 Written Questions
2 Multiple Choice Questions
- Onomatopoeia is the use of a word to describe or imitate a sound. Below are some examples: snap, whirrrr, wham
- it does not use like or as; it simply states that one thing is another thing. For example, in "The Highwayman" there are several metaphors in the first stanza. The wind was a torrent of darkness: A torrent is a violent downpour in a storm or fiercely rushing water
2 True/False Questions
Simile → Assonance refers to using the same vowel sounds in words in a sequence. For example "June" and "food" or "played" and "glaze."
Personification → Alliteration is the repetition of consonant sounds in words in a sequence. Dr. Seuss's ABC's is a perfect example: "Big B, little b, what begins with B? Barber, baby, bubbles and a bumblebee." Or for the letter P, "Painting pink pajamas, policeman in a pail, Peter Piper's puppy,