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5 Matching questions

  1. Alliteration
  2. Assonance
  3. Abstract
  4. Imagery
  5. Conceit
  1. a Language that appeals to the senses - auditory, tactile, olfactory, gustatory, kinesthetic, organic.
  2. b Rpetition of vowel sounds or "internal rhyme".
  3. c A fanciful expression, usually in the form of an extended metaphor or surprising analogy between seemingly dissimilar objects.
  4. d The repetition of initial consonant sounds, such as "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers."
  5. e Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concrete images.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A reference contained in a work.
  2. Any word or phrase applied to a person or thing to describe an actual or attributed quality. For example, "Grey eyed Athena" (Homer).
  3. The presentation of two contrasting images.
  4. Words describe things that exist and can be experienced through the senses. Abstractions and figurative langauge are rendered understandable and specific through concrete examples.
  5. Harsh and discordant sounds in a line or passage in a literary work.

5 True/False questions

  1. JuxtapositionPacing two elements side by side to present a comparison or contrast. Realted to syntax, in addition to figurative language.


  2. ConsonanceThe repetition of consonants (or consonant patterns) especially at the ends of words, but also in the middle.


  3. Extended MetaphorA comparison made directly using the word "is" ; for example: Life is a river.


  4. SimileA recurring theme, subject or idea.


  5. Direct MetaphorA comparison that is not overt or direct. For example: The river of life.


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