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Figurative Language

Poetry can be a window to another realm. But there are some language techniques used in poetry to help open that "window" to other places. I will show you a sentence; you tell me the language technique used.


Quiz ID:#3137
Fun:*** (2.62)
Difficulty:* (1)
Category:Humanities > Linguistics
Created By:Shawnheyhey123Aus******




#1   "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers."

#2   "I'm so hungry, I could eat a horse!"

#3   "The light bulb was as bright as the sun."

#4   "Buzz. Buzz. Buzz."

#5   "The leaves danced in the breeze."

#6   "The dog's fur is silk."

#7   "Granny Smith is so old, she could be 278 years old!"

#8   "The trees smiled as they got water after a long drought."

#9   "The sumo wrestler is like a whale," is a simile.

#10   "The paper airplane flew as majestically as a hawk," is a metaphor.





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