What is an allusion? An exaggeration A pairing of contradictory words A magic trick. Repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words A reference to something well known in culture
Match the figure of speech to its definition: personification hyperbole imagery irony Difference between expectation and reality An extreme exaggeration Comparison NOT using like or as Giving nonhuman things human characteristics Language that appeals to the senses metaphor
TRUE or FALSE? The following line of poetry is an example of a hyperbole: Although Miranda is pretty, her dress is pretty ugly.
What is the following line of poetry an example of? She walks in beauty like the night. simile allusion idiom oxymoron hyperbole
What figure of speech is the following?: “And the dish ran away with the spoon”
What figure of speech is the following newspaper headline? “Dead Batteries Given Away Free of Charge!”
What figure of speech is the following? “Water, Water, Everywhere, nor any drop to drink” simile personification pun oxymoron irony