Welcome to your Figurative Language/Expressions (Senior Class English Study by Topic) NAME EMAIL PHONE NUMBER 1. A figure of speech that compares two contradicting ideas usually within parallel grammatical structuresapostrophetransferred epitethparadoxantithesis2. A dove flies across the sky while two men are fighting. This likely symbolizes:that peace will eventually comethat they are happily fightingthe graveness of the fightthe heart of one of the men3. The figure of speech that uses sounds to suggest meaning of words is calledonomatopoeiachiasmusepanadiplosiszeugma4. What figure of speech did the author use in the following sentence? 'The story in the newspaper reminded me of the biblical story of Cain and Abel.'metaphorlitotesallusionsynecdoche5. What figure of speech is most dominant here?He clattered and clanged as he washed the dishes.hyperbolesimileonomatopoeiaoxymoron6. A brief reference to a real or fictional person, event, place, or work of art is called a(n) .symbolverseallusionmetre7. What figure of speech is most dominant in the sentence below?My old laptop throws a fit every time I try to use it.metonymypersonificationsynecdochemetaphor8. What figure of speech is most dominant in the sentence below?He did not realize his last chance was walking out the door.litotespersonificationzeugmametonymy9. What figure of speech is dominant in the sentence below?James ran like a cheetah.hyperbolemetaphorpersonificationsimile10. What language device is this?Silly Sally and Sam saw seven slithering snakes sunbathing in the sand in San Francisco. alliterationpunassonancemetaphor11. The repetition of consonant sounds but not vowels in a chunk of text is called alliterationassonancerepetitionconsonance12. A figure of speech which has a modifier, usually an adjective, that qualifies a noun other than what it is actually describing is called ...........PardoxHyperboleAntithesisTransferred epithet13. What figure of speech is dominant in the sentence below?My life is a dream of wonders.personificationsimileidiomsmetaphor14. What figure of speech is most dominant in the sentence below?I so loved reading I was willing to walk 15 miles to the library in the snow, uphill.similehyperbolemetaphorpersonification15. 'Woof! came the sound from the house' is an example of ..............apostrophezeugmaonomatopoeialitotes16. Which of these figures of speech is dominant in the sentence below?So I sit spinning still, round this decaying form, the fine threads of rare and subtle thought.assonancesimilerepititionalliteration17. What figure of speech is dominant in the sentence below?Charming children chat in the corner.personificationidiomhyperbolealliteration18. What figure of speech is dominant in the sentence below?We had to wait forever!personnificationhyperbolesimilemetaphor19. A comparison of two nouns that don’t use like or as is a/an ________.similemetaphorlitotesoxymoron20. "A black bug bit a black bear, but where is the black bear that the black bug bit?" The above is an example of:alliterationconsonanceallusionassonance21. What is it called when an audience watching a play understands what's going on in a drama while the characters are unaware of what is happening?dramatic ironyemotional ironysarcasmverbal irony22. The language which works to evoke images in your mind is:tonesmoodimageryentredre23. Choose the most appropriate type of figurative language used in the sentences below. The fly buzzed past us.personificationonomatopoeiametaphorsimile24. In which of the following examples does the author use an allusion?The aroma of grandma's chicken soup filled the room with warmth.The stars blinked at me from above.That girl is so strong, I think she might be from the planet Krypton.I'm as hungry as a horse.25. The figure of speech that seeks to address an absent person or thing is calledapostropherhetorical questionantithesissimile26 out of 25Time is Up!