Literary Devices in The Book Thief Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. All of the following details about Death, the narrator in The Book Thief, are true. Which is NOT ironic?

Question 2 2. In 'The Book Thief', what is the purpose of personification in the quote 'Even the wrinkles around her eyes were holding hands'?

Question 3 3. In The Book Thief, the reader knows that Rudy is going to die in a bomb strike, but the character Rudy does not. What type of irony is this?

Question 4 4. In 'The Book Thief', what is the purpose of personification in the quote 'trees wore blankets of ice'?

Question 5 5. In The Book Thief, why is the name of Himmel Street ironic?

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Question 6 6. What is personification?

Question 7 7. When Death tells the reader, ''The book thief had struck for the first time - the beginning of an illustrious career,'' what is he foreshadowing?

Question 8 8. What is foreshadowing?

Question 9 9. What is the purpose of foreshadowing?

Question 10 10. In 'The Book Thief' what is the context for the quote, 'Even Death has a heart'?

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Question 11 11. Which type of irony is used in The Book Thief?

Question 12 12. Who does the foreshadowing in The Book Thief?

Question 13 13. In The Book Thief, why is the Nazi letter a form of verbal irony?

Question 14 14. What is the most important and prominent personification in 'The Book Thief'?

Question 15 15. Let's create a scenario when an author wants to foreshadow a surprise first trip to the beach. Choose the example that would NOT work in foreshadowing this event.

Literary Devices in The Book Thief Chapter Exam Instructions

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