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LITERARY ELEMENTS From: “There Will Come Soft Rains”

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1 LITERARY ELEMENTS From: “There Will Come Soft Rains”

2 CHOOSE THE ELEMENT THAT BEST FITS THE EXAMPLE  “The voice-clock sang “‘Tick-tock, seven o’clock…’” A.Personification B.Onomatopoeia C.Foreshadowing D.Theme

3 CHOOSE THE ELEMENT THAT BEST FITS THE EXAMPLE  “…where hot water whirled them…the dirty dishes were dropped” A.Setting B.Personification C.Alliteration D.Allusion

4 CHOOSE THE ELEMENT THAT BEST FITS THE EXAMPLE  “The house was an altar with ten thousand attendants…” A.Metaphor B.Simile C.Personification D.Allusion

5  The incinerator is compared to “evil Baal” A.Metaphor B.Simile C.Personification D.Allusion CHOOSE THE ELEMENT THAT BEST FITS THE EXAMPLE

6  “mice hummed out as softly as blown gray leaves” A.Metaphor B.Simile C.Personification D.Allusion

7 CHOOSE THE ELEMENT THAT BEST FITS THE EXAMPLE  “The incinerator glowed suddenly and a whirl of sparks leaped up the chimney.” A.Setting B.Personification C.Alliteration D.Allusion

8 CHOOSE THE ELEMENT THAT BEST FITS THE EXAMPLE  Technology must be developed very carefully, or it may destroy those who created it. A.Foreshadowing B.Setting C.Theme D.Allusion

9 CHOOSE THE ELEMENT THAT BEST FITS THE EXAMPLE  “There Will Come Soft Rains” takes place in California in the year 2026 A.Foreshadowing B.Setting C.Theme D.Symbolism

10 CHOOSE THE ELEMENT THAT BEST FITS THE EXAMPLE  The beginning of “There Will Come Soft Rains,” frequently references “the empty house” A.Foreshadowing B.Personification C.Theme D.Symbolism

11 CHOOSE THE ELEMENT THAT BEST FITS THE EXAMPLE  The spreading fire in “There Will Come Soft Rains” represents the limits of technology. A.Foreshadowing B.Personification C.Theme D.Symbolism


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