Figurative Language in The Hunger Games

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Which of the following types of figurative language are used in this passage from The Hunger Games?

'Prim's face is as fresh as a raindrop, as lovely as the primrose for which she was named.'

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1. The passage 'A thicket of berry bushes protects it from unwanted eyes,' from The Hunger Games uses which type of figurative language?

2. Which of the following types of figurative language uses exaggerations to make a point?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The figurative language that appears in The Hunger Games is the focal point of this combination of a quiz and worksheet. You will be asked questions about the types of figurative language used in text examples from the story, along with the term for figurative language that exaggerates to make a point.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can find the following types or examples of figurative language on questions from the quiz:

  • Exaggerating to make a point
  • 'R-i-i-i-p!'
  • 'As fresh as a raindrop'
  • Making a reference to history or literature

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - understand what you have read about figurative language in The Hunger Games
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about exaggerating to make a point
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you know the term for a reference to history or literature

Additional Learning

To find out more, go to the lesson titled Figurative Language in The Hunger Games. There, you can look into the following additional topics:

  • Metaphors
  • Figurative language used in, 'I scared my mother to death'
  • Other examples of figurative language
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