Figurative Language in The Necklace


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What is figurative language?

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1. Choose the most complete answer. The main forms of figurative language in The Necklace discussed in this lesson were:

2. In The Necklace, how does the personification of destiny add meaning to the story?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess your knowledge of the figurative language in The Necklace through this quiz and worksheet. The quiz will consist of questions on the definition of figurative language and the forms used in the book.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Test how well you can:

  • Recognize how meaning is added to the story via personification
  • Identify the symbolism associated with the necklace
  • Assess the hyperbole in the text

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on figurative language in The Necklace
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how meaning is expressed in the book and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the diamond necklace and what it represents

Additional Learning

The accompanying lesson entitled, Figurative Language in The Necklace will help you to learn more about Guy de Maupassant's short story. To stay on track, consider the following study points:

  • Define the types of figurative language in the book
  • Assess examples of symbolism
  • Analyze Mathilde's discontent