Figurative Devices/Terms English 10

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For english 10 students studying for provincials/tests. Hope it helps :D


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Strict dictionary definition of a word without emotion.
    • A. 

      Allusion

    • B. 

      Tone

    • C. 

      Denotation

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Connotation

  • 2. 
    She smiled a shy, small smile that shown.
    • A. 

      Imagery

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Oxymoron

    • D. 

      Alteration

    • E. 

      Hyperbole

  • 3. 
    Buzz, crash, bam, roar, hum...
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • C. 

      Oxymoron

    • D. 

      Imagery

    • E. 

      Paradox

  • 4. 
    Seems as though you are saying two different things, then upon closer examination, proves true. ex. Good fences, make good neighbours.
    • A. 

      Paradox

    • B. 

      Denotation

    • C. 

      Allusion

    • D. 

      Connotation

    • E. 

      Hyperbole

  • 5. 
    "Romeo take me somewhere we can be alone"-Taylor Swift-love story
    • A. 

      Allusion

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Connotation

    • D. 

      Denotation

    • E. 

      Tone

  • 6. 
    The emotional associations surrounding a word, as opposed to its strict literation dictionary meaning. ex. delighted, joyful, elated.
    • A. 

      Imagery

    • B. 

      Allusion

    • C. 

      Denotation

    • D. 

      Connotation

    • E. 

      Simile

  • 7. 
    Jumbo shrimp. pretty ugly. 
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Hyperbole

    • C. 

      Oxymoron

    • D. 

      Imagery

    • E. 

      Allusion

  • 8. 
    Smiling moon. 
    • A. 

      Allusion

    • B. 

      Oxymoron

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Metaphor

    • E. 

      Personification

  • 9. 
    The sun smiled for a short second.
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Hyperbole

    • C. 

      Oxymoron

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Simile

  • 10. 
    A simile is using ____ or __ .
  • 11. 
    Change this sentence to make it a metaphor;He is like an ox.
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