5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Direct Metaphor
- a A comparison made directly using the word "is" ; for example: Life is a river.
- b The process of moving from a general rule to a specific example.
- c Language that appeals to the senses - auditory, tactile, olfactory, gustatory, kinesthetic, organic.
- d The repetition of initial consonant sounds, such as "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers."
- 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
- A comparison that is not overt or direct. For example: The river of life.
- 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)."
- A metaphor in which one word or phrase is substituted for another with which it is closely associated. For example, "crown" for "royalty".
- Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concrete images.
- A comparison using like or as.
5 True/False questions
Assonance → Rpetition of vowel sounds or "internal rhyme".
Cacophony → Harsh and discordant sounds in a line or passage in a literary work.
Extended Metaphor → A comparison that continues throughout the text and is fully developed. Allegory, is an example of this type of metaphor.
Concrete → Words describe things that exist and can be experienced through the senses. Abstractions and figurative langauge are rendered understandable and specific through concrete examples.
Consonance → Rpetition of vowel sounds or "internal rhyme".