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1 How much do I know about language techniques?.

2 A B C D Personification Metaphor Alliteration Persona 1 The moon whispered to the clouds is an example of

3 A B C D Personification and rhyme Personification and simile Simile and assonance Assonance and personification 2 The storm screeched and moaned like an angry woman is an example of which two (2) language techniques?

4 A B C D I said one thousand times not to do that. The car grunted, roared and then died. I am very, very, very angry. Try to smile sweetly. 3 Which sentence includes repetition?

5 A B C D Onomatopoeia, rhyme, alliteration, personification, conjunctions, descriptive language Onomatopoeia, rhyme, personification. Rhyme, personification, repetition. Alliteration, descriptive language, metaphor. 4 Which answer correctly identifies all the language techniques in the poem. Rain, Hail, Snow Rain drips drizzly, pitter-pat- putter And trickles busily down the gutter. Hail hits harshly, clitter-clat- clutter Bouncing madly in the gutter. But snows drifts silently, soft and white, Changing everything overnight. Jane Buxton

6 A B C D Oh my gosh, Ms Bremer, those puppies are incredibly cute, yelled Ramay. Ramay yelled out that the puppies are incredibly cute. Candy told Ramay to stop yelling about the incredibly cute puppies. Yes Ramay, said Ms Bremer, we know you think the puppies are incredibly cute. 5 Which sentence uses direct speech?

7 A B C D Other poets Sydney The reader Australia 6 Who is the poet talking to in the poem? Australia - by Ania Walwicz You big ugly. You too empty. You desert with your nothing nothing nothing. You scorched suntanned. Old too quickly. Acres of suburbs watching the telly. You bore me. Freckle silly children. You nothing much. With your big sea. Beach beach beach. I´ve seen enough already. You Dumb dirty city with bar stools. You´re ugly. You silly shoppingtown. You copy. You too far everywhere. You laugh at me. When I came this woman gave me a box of biscuits. You try to be friendly but you´re not very friendly.

8 A B C D Personification and simile Second person and personification. Simile and repetition. Repetition and alliteration. 7 What are the main techniques used in the poem Australia? Australia - by Ania Walwicz You big ugly. You too empty. You desert with your nothing nothing nothing.You scorched suntanned. Old too quickly. Acres of suburbs watching the telly. You bore me. Freckle silly children. You nothing much. With your big sea. Beach beach beach. I´ve seen enough already. You Dumb dirty city with bar stools. You´re ugly. You silly shoppingtown. You copy. You too far everywhere. You laugh at me. When I came this woman gave me a box of biscuits. You try to be friendly but you´re not very friendly.

9 A B C D Rongrong was very pleased to watch the footy game yesterday. She enjoyed herself. We were all very pleased to watch the footy game yesterday. We all enjoyed ourselves. Azi and Mohammad were very pleased to watch the footy game yesterday. They enjoyed themselves. I was very pleased to watch the footy game yesterday. I enjoyed myself. 8 Which of the following sentences uses inclusive language?

10 A B C D Smash, bang, crash, boom. The word contains many syllables. The word sounds like the action described by the word. The word looks like the sound of the word. 9 Onomatopoeia is when

11 A B C D Alliteration Rhyme Metaphor Personification 10 What language technique is not used in this poem? The Green Frog Because he sits there all alone On his wet and weedy stone While his chest heaves in and out In a breathless sort of pout, You would think hes swum a race At a fast and frantic pace And was resting to regain His strength and stamina again. But actually this little king Hasnt done a single thing Except to sit there all the while With a wide and gummy smile. Colin Thiele

12 A B C D Disturbed and angry Sad and lamenting Unconcerned and indifferent Anxious and upset 11 What is the mood of the poem? Pieta A year ago you came Early into the light. You lived a day and night, Then died; no one to blame. Once only, with one hand, Your mother in farewell Touched you. I cannot tell, I cannot understand A thing so dark and deep, So physical a loss: One touch, and that was all She had of you to keep. Clean wounds, but terrible, Are those made with the Cross. James McAuley

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