Simile, Metaphor Or Alliteration ?

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  • 1. 

    Identify if the statement is evident in simile, alliteration or metaphor.  "The rain falls like the sun,rising upon the mountains."

    • A.

      Simile

    • B.

      Metaphor

    • C.

      Alliteration

    Correct Answer
    A. Simile
    Explanation
    The statement is a simile because it compares the action of the rain falling to the action of the sun rising upon the mountains using the word "like".

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  • 2. 

    Identify if the statement is evident in simile, alliteration or metaphor.   Rabbits Running Over Roses  

    • A.

      Metaphor

    • B.

      Simile

    • C.

      Alliteration

    Correct Answer
    C. Alliteration
    Explanation
    The given statement "Rabbits Running Over Roses" is an example of alliteration. Alliteration refers to the repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning of closely connected words. In this case, the repetition of the "r" sound in "Rabbits Running Over Roses" qualifies it as an alliteration.

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  • 3. 

    Identify if the statement is evident in simile, alliteration or metaphor.  I am Las Vegas growing by the infinite awake morning by night, or day. I am Las Vegas My hand is the sand.

    • A.

      Metaphor

    • B.

      Simile

    • C.

      Alliteration

    Correct Answer
    A. Metaphor
    Explanation
    The given statement "I am Las Vegas growing by the infinite awake morning by night, or day. I am Las Vegas My hand is the sand." is an example of a metaphor. A metaphor is a figure of speech that compares two unrelated things by stating that one thing is another thing. In this case, the speaker is comparing themselves to Las Vegas and stating that their hand is the sand, using metaphorical language to convey a deeper meaning.

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  • 4. 

    Identify if the statement is evident in simile, alliteration or metaphor.  Caring Cats Caring cats cascade off Laughing lamas  Lounging. Underneath yelling yaks, Yelling at roaming Rats.

    • A.

      Metaphor

    • B.

      Simile

    • C.

      Alliteration

    Correct Answer
    C. Alliteration
    Explanation
    The given passage contains a repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning of multiple words, such as "caring cats cascade," "laughing lamas lounging," and "yelling yaks." This use of alliteration, where the initial consonant sound is repeated, is evident throughout the passage.

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  • 5. 

    Identify if the statement is evident in simile, alliteration or metaphor.    I am a sword, Sharper than a tongue Nobody can defeat me, Because I am a sword, I can not be hurt by what people say About me,  I will not show my anger Against Someone else.

    • A.

      Metaphor

    • B.

      Simile

    • C.

      Alliteration

    Correct Answer
    A. Metaphor
    Explanation
    The given passage uses the comparison of "I am a sword" to describe the speaker. This comparison does not use "like" or "as," which is characteristic of a simile. Instead, it directly states that the speaker is a sword, making it a metaphor.

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  • 6. 

    Identify if the statement is evident in simile, alliteration or metaphor.  Wind whistles  through the air, while  talking turtles shiver like sea horses while everyone is asleep. 

    • A.

      Metaphor

    • B.

      Simile

    • C.

      Alliteration

    • D.

      B and C

    Correct Answer
    D. B and C
    Explanation
    The statement "Wind whistles through the air, while talking turtles shiver like sea horses while everyone is asleep" contains elements of both simile and alliteration.
    Simile: "Talking turtles shiver like sea horses" compares talking turtles to sea horses using the word "like," indicating a simile.
    Alliteration: "Wind whistles" and "talking turtles" both demonstrate alliteration, which is the repetition of initial consonant sounds in neighboring words.

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  • 7. 

    Write a sentence which has a simile evident in it by using the word friendship as the subject.

  • 8. 

    Write a sentence which has alliteration evident in it by using the letter m as the starting of the word. * at least 3 words   

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