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1 Trashketball 3 Figurative Language

2 Rules of Trashketball 1.Stay in your seats at all times. 2.You will have seconds to discuss the answer to a question AND 3.Write ONE response to the question on a sheet of paper. 4.All teams will hold up their answers. 5.If you are correct, your team will get the opportunity to shoot the correct response into the trashcan from a 1, 2, or 3 point line. 6.If the shot is made, the team gets extra- credit. 7.Shots will be made after ALL the questions have been answered.

3 1 The soul selects her own society, Then shuts the door; On her divine majority Obtrude no more.

4 Answer Personification: The soul is given the ability to select societies and shut doors.

5 2 You say that you are wronged--ah, well, I count that friendship poor, at best A bauble, a mere bagatelle, That cannot stand so slight a test.

6 Answer Metaphor: He compares the friendship to a bauble or bagatelle, a cheap trinket.

7 3 The terrier, down on the hearth, Twitches and barks in his sleep, Soft little foolish barks, More like a dream than a dog...

8 Answer Simile: The dog is compared to a dream using the word “like.”

9 4 Gazing at the apex star configurations red picnic blanket the endless summer.

10 Answer Hyperbole: The summer is described as endless, which is an exaggeration.

11 5 Nor will a brave man choose to live when he, Full deeply drunk of life, has reached the dregs.

12 Answer Metaphor: life is compared to a drink. The end of life is compared to the end of a drink, one with food particles in the bottom.

13 6 As a white candle In a holy place, So is the beauty Of an aged face.

14 Answer Simile: an aged face was compared to a white candle using the word “as.”

15 7 Gossiping on the country-side, Spring and the wandering breezes say, God has thrown Heaven open wide And let the thrushes out to-day.

16 Answer Personification: Spring and the wandering breezes are given the ability to talk.

17 8 Taking daughter’s boyfriend hostage may have been a bit extreme, But other fathers have done worse things when their daughters were sixteen.

18 Answer Understatement: Taking one’s daughter’s boyfriend hostage is more than “a bit” extreme.

19 9 Beautiful lie the dead; Like ships, the anchor dropped, In a deep water.

20 Answer Simile: The dead are compared to ships with anchors dropped.

21 10 I heard a cry in the night, A thousand miles it came, It was quiet then it was louder, My name, my name, my name…

22 Answer Hyperbole: The speaker is exaggerating how loud the call was.


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