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5 Matching questions

  1. personification
  2. imagery
  3. onomatopoeia
  4. simile
  5. puns
  1. a a figure of speech comparing two different things using like or as
  2. b words that imitate sounds
  3. c The usually humorous use of a word in such a way as to suggest two or more of its meanings or the meaning of a another word similar in sound. Example: I used to have a fear of boats, but that ship has sailed.
  4. d giving human characteristics to non-human things
  5. e descriptions that appeal to the senses (sight, sound, smell, touch, taste)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. figure of speech comparing two different things
  2. a figure of speech in which exaggeration or overstatement is used for emphasis or effect. Opposite of understatement.
  3. How the reader feels about the text while reading. Similar to tone
  4. the repetition of vowel sounds
  5. All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word suggests. Opposite of denotation.

5 True/False questions

  1. alliterationa reference to another work of literature, person, or event


  2. understatementThe literal meaning of a word, the actual dictionary definition. Opposite of connotation.


  3. stanzaAttitude a writer takes toward the audience, a subject, or a character. Similar to mood.


  4. verseA line of poetry.


  5. rhymeA line of poetry.