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English 7TCP Final Exam Semester 1—Figurative Language Practice

Identify the figurative language of each example: Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Alliteration, Onomotaopoeia, or Hyperbole
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Life's journey is like a river.
Simile
Life's journey is a river.
Metaphor
She grumbled while she did her homework
Onomatopoeia
That was the easiest question in the world.
Hyperbole
Grass grows greener in the graveyard.
Alliteration
Julia is as sharp as a tack.
Simile
The trees are whispering in the wind.
Personification
The clouds were sailing across the sky
Metaphor
Jellyfish have germs and jarring toxins.
Alliteration
The crowd's murmurs were disturbing.
Onomatopoeia
He had hidden his wealth, heaped and hoarded and piled on high like sacks of wheat in a granary.
Simile
I can smell pizza from a mile away.
Hyperbole
Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.
Alliteration
The sorry engine wheezed its death cough.
Personification
Scars are the roadmap to the soul.
Metaphor
The dog woofed.
Onomatopoeia
Sweetheart sniffed and snuffled as she snorted at the snippy smarmy schoolgirls.
Alliteration
The buses can be impatient around here.
Personification
Love is a guest that comes, unbidden, / But, having come, asserts his right;
Metaphor
I knew that she'd be a natural at kneading the noodle dough.
Alliteration
Anna never stops talking.
Hyperbole
The wet towel made a splat sound when it hit the floor.
Onomatopoeia
The cigarettes stole his health and spent it on phlegm.
Personification.
Words are the weapons with which we wound.
Metaphor
The sheep were schlepping shyly by the shark tank.
Alliteration
The lightbulb exploded with a pop.
Onomatopoeia
I have a ton of homework to do.
Hyperbole
Laughter is the music of the soul.
Metaphor
The sunflowers nodded in the wind.
Personification
I love the word hiccup because it sounds just like what it means.
Onomatopoeia
The blanket felt as soft and light as a spider's web.
Simile
The snow was a heavy blanket upon the ground.
Metaphor
The vapid vixen vented her various vexations.
Alliteration
I've heard that joke at least a million times.
Hyperbole
My cat meows for his breakfast every morning.
Onomatopoeia
He kissed her as though he were trying to win a sword fight.
Simile
The silence crept into the classroom.
Personification
No one can ever get Ori to stop talking.
Hyperbole
The paparazzi circled like vultures above a tottering camel.
Simile
My soul was a lampless sea and she was the tempest.
Metaphor
The buzzing of the insects in the garden made for a pleasant background while I was sleeping.
Onomatopoeia
She was as distant as a remote tropical island, uncivilized, unspoiled.
Simile
Everyone knows that.
Hyperbole
Our hearts, though stout and brave, still, like muffled drums, are beating funeral marches to the grave.
Simile