Unit 3 Vocabulary, #3

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Unit 3 Vocabulary, #3


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  • 1. 
    "Cathy's father will have to fly to France one day and find her great great distant grand cousin on her father's side and inherit the family house."Based on the context of the sentence above, the word inherit most nearly means...
    • A. 

      To steal or snatch away from a person or family member

    • B. 

      To receive as an heir after the previous holder

    • C. 

      Take a persons property without permission

    • D. 

      Freely transfer possession of an unwanted or worthless possession

  • 2. 
    "...Rachel is skinny enough to get up on the handlebars which makes the bike all wobbly as if the wheels are spaghetti, but after a bit you get used to it."The underlined portion of the text above is an example of which literary device?
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Imagery

  • 3. 
    "...Rachel is skinny enough to get up on the handlebars which makes the bike all wobbly as if the wheels are spaghetti, but after a bit you get used to it."What is the purpose of the literary device above?
    • A. 

      It helps me better understand the setting.

    • B. 

      It helps me better visualize the scene.

    • C. 

      It helps me better understand the character.

    • D. 

      It helps me better understand the plot.

  • 4. 
    "Two girls raggedy as rats live across the street.""She used to own a building as big as a whale."The two sentences above both use which literary device?
    • A. 

      Assonance

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Metaphor

  • 5. 
    "Two girls raggedy as rats live across the street.""She used to own a building as big as a whale."What purpose do both literary devices serve in the sentences above?
    • A. 

      Persuading a reader.

    • B. 

      Developing characters.

    • C. 

      Building the plot.

    • D. 

      Describing a setting.

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