Tuck Everlasting: Figurative Language & Metaphors


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Which of the following is an example of a metaphor?

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1. Which of the following is an example of a simile?

2. Why does the author use figurative language in Tuck Everlasting?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Figurative language can be used to enhance an emotion or feeling conveyed in the text. This assessment will help you determine your understanding of figurative language used in Tuck Everlasting with questions about the various types of figurative language and their impact on the story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will help you judge your knowledge of Tuck Everlasting and the figurative language used in it, such as:

  • Metaphors
  • Similes
  • Sarcasm

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Tuck Everlasting lesson regarding figurative language
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the purpose of figurative language in this book and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as simile and metaphor
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge gained from the lesson to identify the central metaphor found in novel

Additional Learning

To learn more about this book, review the lesson titled Tuck Everlasting: Figurative Language & Metaphors. The lesson goes into more detail about the story, including:

  • Personification
  • Irony
  • The major metaphor