Figurative Language in Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl

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Which of the following types of figurative language is used in Diary of a Young Girl when Anne writes, 'Jesus and Hanukkah don't exactly go together?'

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1. Which of the following types of figurative language is used in Diary of a Young Girl when Anne says that being alone outside with God is the best remedy?

2. Which of the following types of figurative language is used when the author exaggerates something for dramatic effect?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet provides the chance to check your understanding of the many different uses of figurative language in Diary of a Young Girl. You'll review the different types of figurative language and how they show up in the story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet tests what you know about:

  • The type of figurative language used when Anne says that being alone outside with God is the best remedy
  • What it is called when the author exaggerates for dramatic effect
  • How Anne uses personification
  • The term for the figurative language use when Anne says she feels trapped 'like a songbird'

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - review what you read about Anne's use of figurative language to answer questions on the different types used in her diary
  • Information recall - see if you remember what Anne personifies as 'more patient than people'
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the different uses of figurative language in the book

Additional Learning

If you want a more comprehensive review, read the lesson, Figurative Language in Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl. This lesson provides more insight to:

  • The struggle between childhood and womanhood
  • Key types of figurative language
  • Characteristics of each type of figurative language
  • Examples of the different types from the book
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