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5 Matching questions

  1. Epithet
  2. Alliteration
  3. Deduction
  4. Imagery
  5. Direct Metaphor
  1. a A comparison made directly using the word "is" ; for example: Life is a river.
  2. b The process of moving from a general rule to a specific example.
  3. c Language that appeals to the senses - auditory, tactile, olfactory, gustatory, kinesthetic, organic.
  4. d The repetition of initial consonant sounds, such as "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers."
  5. e Any word or phrase applied to a person or thing to describe an actual or attributed quality. For example, "Grey eyed Athena" (Homer).

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A comparison that is not overt or direct. For example: The river of life.
  2. Involves placing a word first in a general class and then adding distinguishing features that set it apart from other members of that class: "A Dalmatian is a breed of dog (general class) with a white, short-haired coat and dark spots (distinguishing feature)."
  3. A metaphor in which one word or phrase is substituted for another with which it is closely associated. For example, "crown" for "royalty".
  4. Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concrete images.
  5. A comparison using like or as.

5 True/False questions

  1. AssonanceRpetition of vowel sounds or "internal rhyme".


  2. CacophonyHarsh and discordant sounds in a line or passage in a literary work.


  3. Extended MetaphorA comparison that continues throughout the text and is fully developed. Allegory, is an example of this type of metaphor.


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


  5. ConsonanceRpetition of vowel sounds or "internal rhyme".