Alliteration in Of Mice and Men


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Which of the following is an example of alliteration?

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1. What purpose(s) does alliteration serve in Of Mice and Men?

2. Which of the following statements about alliteration is true?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess your understanding of how John Steinbeck uses alliteration in Of Mice and Men by completing the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assessments will test knowledge of the following from Of Mice and Men:

  • The effect of alliteration on the reader's view of Slim
  • How the alliteration of the ranch hands' names affects the text
  • The purpose of alliteration in the text

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question identifying an example of alliteration
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the use of alliteration in Of Mice and Men
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding characteristics of alliteration

Additional Learning

Increase your knowledge of the use of a literary device in Steinbeck's text by completing the lesson titled Alliteration in Of Mice and Men. Covered objectives include:

  • Review the characters in the text
  • Understand examples of alliteration from the book
  • Define alliteration