Welcome to your Figurative Language/Expressions (Senior Class English Study by Topic) NAME EMAIL PHONE NUMBER 1. 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.'metaphorlitotessynecdocheallusion2. A unified group of lines in poetry that is often marked by spacing between sections of the poem is calledrhythmstanzathememetre3. 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.alliterationassonancerepititionsimile4. The figure of speech that has the repetition of some phrase or word at the beginning of successive clauses or verses is calledchiasmusrepetitionanaphorasimile5. Which of the following is an example of assonance?the tiger was ready to pounce on its preythe man ate countless candy bars at the carnivalthe moon smiled at mei like mary6. 'To err is human, to forgive is divine' is an example of ...............hyperboleparadoxoxymoronantithesis7. 'It was a bitter sweet experience' is an example of .........metonymysimilelitotesoxymoron8. What figure of speech is most dominant in the sentence below?He did not realize his last chance was walking out the door.litotesmetonymyzeugmapersonification9. What figure of speech is dominant in the sentence below?The sunflowers nodded their yellow heads.idiompersonificationmetaphorhyperbole10. A funny exaggeration is called a/an _____________________.similehyperboleeuphemismlitotes11. Which of these figures of speech is most dominant in the sentence below?I am so busy. I have a million things to do.metaphorpersonificationsimilehyperbole12. Choose the most appropriate type of figurative language used in the sentences belowThe rain falls like the sun, rising upon the mountains.hyperbolesimilepersonificationmetaphor13. A brief reference to a real or fictional person, event, place, or work of art is called a(n) .verseallusionsymbolmetre14. A comparison of two nouns that don’t use like or as is a/an ________.litotesoxymoronsimilemetaphor15. The attitude the speaker or narrator takes towards a subject or character is called ……. . It can be serious, humorous, sarcastic, ironic, concerned, tongue-in check, solemn, objective, etc.toneplotdictionsetting16. Choose the most appropriate type of figurative language used in the sentences below. The fly buzzed past us.similepersonificationonomatopoeiametaphor17. The use of words in such a way that their intended meaning is different from what is said is referred to as ..........zeugmacircumlocutionpunsarcasm18. 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.personificationsimilemetaphorhyperbole19. The repetition of consonant sounds but not vowels in a chunk of text is called assonanceconsonancealliterationrepetition20. Words that resemble the sound they describe is ________________________.fiestahyperboleoxymorononomatopoeia21. What figure of speech is dominant in the sentence below?Charming children chat in the corner.personificationhyperboleidiomalliteration22. What language device is this?Silly Sally and Sam saw seven slithering snakes sunbathing in the sand in San Francisco. punassonancealliterationmetaphor23. 'Woof! came the sound from the house' is an example of ..............zeugmalitotesapostropheonomatopoeia24. In literature using a part of something to stand for the whole is what?metonymylitotessynecdochepersonification25. Which of the following examples contains an allusion?the aroma of freshly cut roses drifted accross the roomthe morning is a blank canvas, waiting for me to paint a new dayi have run a million miles todayhe was a tragic hero, just like Odysseus26 out of 25Time is Up!