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Final Exam English 9 Review EGHS #2

Part two of review for English 9 final 2013 Examples
STUDY
PLAY
alliteration
She sells sea shells by the sea shore.....
dialect
She was mighty hungry afore she et.
personification
The sun winked at me
metaphor
She was a leopard, sleek and agile.
simile
She ran like a leopard.
allusion
The zoo reminded him of Noah's Ark.
epithet
Alexander the Great.
irony
a traffic jam when you're late, a no-smoking sign on your cigarette break
sarcasm
I am trying to imagine you with a personality.
direct characterization
Joe is tall.
indirect characterization
Jane told me, "That boy is tall."
Hubris
No, Caesar shall not: danger knows full well
That Caesar is more dangerous than he: (2.2.6)
auditory image
The sound of bomber pilots overhead loudly reminded us of the conflict.
tactile image
His rough face, covered in the stubble of three days without shaving, felt like sandpaper in her hands.
olfactory image
The smell in Hershey, Pennsylvania is heavenly.
kinesthetic image
The dancers fluidly moved across the stage.
Foil character
While the king knew his mind, his jester flipped from one idea to another.
mood
The dark sky and rolling thunder kept Jake indoors, feeling uneasy.
round character
Tony is smart and tough in the work place and yet he is gentle as a dad.
dynamic character
Tony is impatient at the beginning of the book but by the end he has learned to take his time and enjoy each moment.
static character
Tony does not change throughout the story. He is tough at the beginning and stays tough to the end.
epiphany
After the tornadoes Tony realized that life is short.
connotation
the word "zepher" makes me think of sunshine, fun and summer
denotation
"Zepher" means a soft gentle breeze
situational irony
Titanic, which was boasted as "100% unsinkable", sank on its maiden voyage!
verbal irony
The cake is as soft as concrete