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5 Matching questions

  1. Assonance
  2. Indirect metaphor
  3. Consonance
  4. Cacophony
  5. Simile
  1. a A comparison that is not overt or direct. For example: The river of life.
  2. b A comparison using like or as.
  3. c Rpetition of vowel sounds or "internal rhyme".
  4. d Harsh and discordant sounds in a line or passage in a literary work.
  5. e The repetition of consonants (or consonant patterns) especially at the ends of words, but also in the middle.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The repetition of initial consonant sounds, such as "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers."
  2. Any word or phrase applied to a person or thing to describe an actual or attributed quality. For example, "Grey eyed Athena" (Homer).
  3. The presentation of two contrasting images.
  4. Language that appeals to the senses - auditory, tactile, olfactory, gustatory, kinesthetic, organic.
  5. A recurring theme, subject or idea.

5 True/False questions

  1. MetonymyA metaphor in which one word or phrase is substituted for another with which it is closely associated. For example, "crown" for "royalty".


  2. ConcreteWords describe things that exist and can be experienced through the senses. Abstractions and figurative langauge are rendered understandable and specific through concrete examples.


  3. ConceitA fanciful expression, usually in the form of an extended metaphor or surprising analogy between seemingly dissimilar objects.


  4. AbstractRpetition of vowel sounds or "internal rhyme".


  5. Direct MetaphorA comparison that is not overt or direct. For example: The river of life.


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