District Six Reaping Read the excerpt: As we step into the cool, windy, evening air, I catch my breath at the view. The Capitol twinkles like a vast field of fireflies. Which literary device is used in the excerpt above? a.Hyperbole, exaggerating the beauty of the Capitol. b.Simile, comparing the Capitol to a field of fireflies. c.Personification, attributing human-like characteristics to the fireflies. d.Metaphor, comparing the Capitol to fireflies.
FCAT 2.0 Question: Description and Figurative Language LA.188.8.131.52 The student will locate and analyze an authors use of allusions and descriptive, idiomatic, and figurative language in a variety of texts, identifying how word choice is used to appeal to the readers senses and emotions, providing evidence from text to support the analysis. District Six Reaping