Figurative Language in The Book Thief

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Which of the following types of figurative language is used in this passage from The Book Thief?

'That means I can run past you again just like Jesse Owens at the Olympics. . . .'

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1.

Which of the following types of figurative language is used in this passage from The Book Thief?

'They look like dead bodies,' he said

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Which of the following types of figurative language is used in this passage from The Book Thief?

'Grimly, she realized that clocks don't make a sound that even remotely resembles ticking, tocking.'

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The figurative language in The Book Thief will be covered via these study resources. Answer questions on areas like given passages and what they represent.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these resources to:

  • Examine a passage on ticking clocks
  • Assess the short line 'a scream will dribble down the air'
  • Identify the usage of an idiom

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an idiom
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions on examples of figurative language in various passages from the text
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on figurative language in The Book Thief

Additional Learning

Follow along with the lesson named Figurative Language in The Book Thief. The following will be covered:

  • Define figurative language
  • Analyze the types of figurative language
  • Recognize examples of simile and metaphor used in the book
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