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Literary Techniques Test
This is the test for literary terms.
the gods are listening
But of course, he did remember
(actions) Adams mother was too shy and withdrawn to be active in social or civic affairs
like a tree
I am the package
as if shot out of a canon
The void yawned ahead of him...
(actions) cheeks were wet even thought it isn't raining
like the grinning mouth of some metal monster
like a violin string being tuned
(actions) "Got no patience, poor thing. But she is a fine lady"
Thomas Wolfe October
but what the hell, as Amy says, philosophically
eyes like raw onions
as if his throat is full of stones
(note this one has two answers separated by a slash) I am the bike and the bike is me
like an old ribbon left out in the rain
(thoughts) "not rational"
like a target
something just hovering at the edge of his mind
a fuzzy, furry arrow
like an apparition
like a lion tamer
like the blue of his mother's best china
(actions) It's all part of nature and being alive
that particular Saturday arrived
as if being chased by the wind
like the heart in that Edgar Allan Poe story
like a miniature moon
and then it happened
its doorway exhales people
for some reason, I look at the fat man and find my self saying "Im sorry"
(actions) wrenches away from her
The day the phone call came
(actions) seldom called him Adam, only tender moments
Amy was a blur
for cripes sake
as if a butterfly danced on her lips
The darkness gathers me
(thoughts) It was impossible to squeeze his [fathers] hand, of course, not at his age
like a thin black snake through the mottled earth
Into his father, his mother, and himself