Characteristics of Literary Devices Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following phrases is not an idiom?

Question 2 2. How did the idiom 'as happy as a clam' most likely originate?

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements about idioms is FALSE?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is TRUE about idioms?

Question 5 5. What does the idiom 'pass the buck' mean?

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Question 6 6. Which consonant sound is an example of alliteration in the sentence, 'Wendy went to Walmart to win a new washing machine'?

Question 7 7. Which of the following best presents alliteration?

Question 8 8. What is alliteration?

Question 9 9. What type of sounds are used to illustrate alliteration?

Question 10 10. What is the purpose of using alliteration in writing?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following refers to selecting one word over another?

Question 12 12. What is style?

Question 13 13. Which of the following refers to appealing to the reader's senses through descriptive language?

Question 14 14. Which of the following makes a comparison between dissimilar things using the words 'like' or 'as'?

Question 15 15. Which of these uses a concrete object, event, or character to stand for an abstract idea?

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Question 16 16. What is a danger of writing with literal language?

Question 17 17. What makes the following sentence figurative? 'The hot flame kissed the raw meat.'

Question 18 18. Which of these is most likely to be written using literal language?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is a form of figurative language?

Question 20 20. Which of the following would you NOT find in literal language?

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Question 21 21. What does the imagery in the poem Harlem by Langston Hughes symbolize?

Question 22 22. In Kate Chopin's novel The Awakening, a caged parrot and mockingbird, a pigeon house, and a broken-winged bird are all symbols representing _____.

Question 23 23. How does symbolism make writing stronger?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT a symbol commonly used to represent the United States?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is an example of auditory imagery from the poem Metaphors by Sylvia Plath?

Characteristics of Literary Devices Chapter Exam Instructions

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