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1 Trashketball 2 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 Ah, happy hills! ah, pleasing shade! Ah, fields belov'd in vain!

4 Answer Personification: The hills are described as happy.

5 2 Amid young flowers and tender grass Thy endless infancy shalt pass;

6 Answer Hyperbole: Their infancy is described as endless, when it surely must end.

7 3 I reeled and shivered earthward like a feather.

8 Answer Simile: The speaker compared the way he fell to a feather.

9 4 He is a pearl within an oyster shell. One of the richest of the deep;

10 Answer Metaphor: He is compared to a pearl without using the word “like” or “as.”

11 5 It was many and many a year ago, In a kingdom by the sea, That a maiden there lived whom you may know By the name of Annabel Lee;- And this maiden she lived with no other thought Than to love and be loved by me.

12 Answer Hyperbole: The speaker claims that this woman lived with no other thought than to love and be loved by him, but that must be an exaggeration.

13 6 Love is a pie that must cool upon a shelf before it is taken to market.

14 Answer Metaphor: love is compared to a pie without using the word “like” or “as.”

15 7 The moon slides down the stair To see who's there.

16 Answer Personification: The moon is given the ability to slide and to see.

17 8 The sun flashing down on a gray-white sail Like a scimitar from its sheath.

18 Answer Simile: The sun is compared to a scimitar or sword using the word “like.”

19 9 He spent his paycheck on lottery tickets but winning the jackpot isn’t the most likely occurrence.

20 Answer Understatement: Winning the lottery is almost impossible, not just an unlikely occurrence.

21 10 What time the sun divorced the day; And all the shadows, glooming gray, Proclaimed the sadness of the hour.

22 Answer Personification: The sun is given the ability to divorce. The shadows are given the ability to proclaim.


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