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Figurative Language in Wuthering Heights

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Which of the following types of figurative language is used in this passage from Wuthering Heights? '...a white face scratched and bruised, and a frame hardly able to support itself through fatigue; and you may fancy my first fright was not much allayed .. '

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1. Which of the following types of figurative language is used in this passage from Wuthering Heights? '...I judged, by one thin, blue wreath, curling from the kitchen chimney, and they did not hear.'

2. Which of the following types of figurative language is used in this passage from Wuthering Heights? '... I distinguished a chatter of tongues, and a clatter of culinary utensils...'

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Like with many great authors, Emily Bronte makes good use of figurative language in her book Wuthering Heights. This assessment was made to help you test your understanding of Bronte's use of figurative language.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The questions of this assessment will test your understanding of a few examples of figurative language used in Wuthering Heights to describe:

  • Characters of the story
  • The settings of the story
  • Characters' behavior

Skills Practiced

A few skills covered in this assessment include:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the use of figurative language in the novel Wuthering Heights
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding examples of figurative language and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the different types of figurative language used

Additional Learning

Use the lesson that accompanies this assessment, Figurative Language in Wuthering Heights, to improve your understanding of the assessment and reinforce your understanding of the novel's use of:

  • Alliteration
  • Onomatopoeia
  • Paradox
  • And more
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