MRSC NF AP Figurative Language Terms - SET 1
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Indirect metaphor
- Direct Metaphor
- a A comparison made directly using the word "is" ; for example: Life is a river.
- b A fanciful expression, usually in the form of an extended metaphor or surprising analogy between seemingly dissimilar objects.
- c Any word or phrase applied to a person or thing to describe an actual or attributed quality. For example, "Grey eyed Athena" (Homer).
- d A recurring theme, subject or idea.
- e A comparison that is not overt or direct. For example: The river of life.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Harsh and discordant sounds in a line or passage in a literary work.
- The repetition of initial consonant sounds, such as "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers."
- The presentation of two contrasting images.
- A metaphor in which one word or phrase is substituted for another with which it is closely associated. For example, "crown" for "royalty".
- 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 True/False Questions
Allusion → The process of moving from a general rule to a specific example.
Consonance → Rpetition of vowel sounds or "internal rhyme".
Extended Metaphor → A comparison that continues throughout the text and is fully developed. Allegory, is an example of this type of metaphor.
Simile → A comparison using like or as.
Imagery → Language that appeals to the senses - auditory, tactile, olfactory, gustatory, kinesthetic, organic.