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Water plops into the pond. Besides alliteration is an example of which literary device?
What is Onomatopoeia.
Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before Besides the literary device rhyme or rhythm is an example of what type of sound device?
What is Alliteration.
But he grew old – This knight so bold – And - o'er his heart a shadow Fell as he found No spot of ground That looked like El Dorado. Besides the literary device of rhyme, what other literary device is being used in the above excerpt?
What is Assonance.
Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village though; He will not see me stopping here To watch his woods fill up with snow. Is an example of which literary device?
What is Consonance.
The author who wrote Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening also wrote The Road Not Taken. What is the name of the author?
Who is Robert Frost
In a flash like lightening, he was gone. This is an example of which literary device?
What is a Simile.
The chair moaned in agony when I sat down on it. This is an example of which literary device?
What is personification.
Life is a puzzle… Is an example of which literary device?
What is a metaphor.
True or False. Handsome is as handsome does is an example of a metaphor.
What is false. This is what is called a cliché. A cliché is a trite or overused expression or idea.
True or False: The following lines do not use personification: Feel the music dance… Fingers forget and move as in a trance… Hammers dumbly sit…
What is False.
True or False. Emotion/Rises unbidden, gathers in your throat. In the above sentence the word unbidden means unhappily.
What is False. It means unexpectedly.
Read the sentence to me that gives an example of hyperbole. Madame Oblenka is a stern Russian woman of indeterminate age, whose tight bun and pursed lips were enough to intimidate a wild horse into submission.
What is: whose tight bun and pursed lips were enough to intimidate a wild horse into submission.
True or False: Allusion is a false idea or belief.
What is False. That is illusion.
He shook his head slowly for so long that I thought he might be having some sort of attack. Is an example of: A)Symbolism B)Hyperbole C)Metaphor D)Personification
What is B – Hyperbole.
Besides imagery, a simile and maybe hyperbole, which other literary device is found in this passage? …a scarecrow with a red hat would keep deer out of the garden, sure as shootin.
What is Alliteration.
Which literary device is this? A reference in literature or in visual performing arts, to a familiar person, place, or thing, or event.
What is Allusion, not Illusion.
Which literary device is being used? (Not hyperbole or a simile) I was surprised his nose was not growing like Pinocchios.
What is Allusion.
Besides Personification, which highly descriptive literary device is being used? The giant tree was ablaze with the orange, red, and yellow leaves that were beginning to make their decent to the ground.
What is imagery.
Below is an example of which literary device? Example: A man who is a traffic cop gets his license suspended for unpaid parking tickets.
What is Irony.
Above is an example of which literary device?
What is an Idiom.
A central idea that is made concrete through representation in a person, action, and image is an example of which literary device?
What is Theme.
Below is an example of which literary device? Our social studies teacher says that her globe means the world to her.
What is a Pun.
What is the Pun being used?
What is pumpkin pi.
Below is an example of a which literary device? A teenage girl leaves the house for an evening out with her friends. Her mother makes her promise to be back before midnight. The girl kisses her mother and tells her she worries too much. She'll be fine, she says.
What is Foreshadowing.
The above is representing which literary device?