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Question 1 1. 'Twinkle, twinkle, little star, / How I wonder what you are' is an example of _____.
Question 2 2. Which of the following is an example of apostrophe?
Question 3 3. Which of the following is an example of personification?
Question 4 4. Improve the following sentence by selecting one of the choices below. 'Denny loved certain funny jokes.'
Part of becoming a better writer is being able to check your own writing for confusing words. Which of the following combinations of homophones should be used in the following sentence?
_____ boys walked _____ school today, and they walked home, _____.
Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT an element of good diction.
Question 7 7. Which of the following statements about similes is FALSE?
Question 8 8. Why are epic similes sometimes called Homeric similes?
Question 9 9. How do metaphors differ from similes?
Question 10 10. In a book you are reading, a new character is introduced. On the day of her arrival, a bad storm threatens the town. Later in the story, this character causes a lot of trouble. What literary device is being used in this story?
Question 11 11. Why do mystery writers use red herrings?
Question 12 12. In a murder mystery, the main character loves the color red. She wears something red as part of her attire every day, and the story mentions items in her home decor that are also red. This character turns out to be the victim in this mystery. In literary terms, what does the inclusion of all the red items in this story represent?
Given Agassi's position and world-class quickness, Federer had to send that ball down a two-inch pipe of space in order to pass him, which he did, moving backwards, with no setup time and none of his weight behind the shot. It was impossible. It was like something out of The Matrix. I don't know what-all sounds were involved, but my spouse says she hurried in and there was popcorn all over the couch and I was down on one knee and my eyeballs looked like novelty-shop eyeballs.