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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.

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3 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.

4 FCAT 2.0 Question: Description and Figurative Language LA 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


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