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Simile: A comparison between objects using the words ____________________ or ________________

Like or As

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Metaphor: A comparison between two objects by saying one thing _________________ another thing

Is

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Hyperbole: Deliberate _______________________ for ________________________

Exaggeration for Effect

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Onomatopoeia: A word formed from a __________________________

Sound

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Alliteration: Repeated ____________________________ sounds in the first letter of consecutive words

Consonant

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Assonance: Repeated ________________________ sounds in consecutive words

Vowel

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Sibilance: The same as _______________________ but only when the repeated sound is an ________ sound

Alliteration, 'S'

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Identify the sound device used in the following sentence

Seven salamanders circled the house

Sibilance

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Identify the figurative device used in the following sentence

He ran like the wind

Simile

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Identify the sound device used in the following sentence

Whizz

Onomatopoeia

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Identify the figurative device used in the following sentence

I opened the cupboard and a thousand cockroaches ran out

Hyperbole

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Identify the sound device used in the following sentence

The opal glow of the Hauraki gulf

Assonance

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Identify the figurative device used in the following sentence

The tree shed her autumn dress and stood naked all winter

Personification (because wearing clothes is an exclusively human characteristic)

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Identify the figurative device used in the following sentence

The wind bit into me

Metaphor (not personification as biting is not an exclusively human characteristic)

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Identify the sound device used in the following sentence

Leon likes lollies

Alliteration

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Identify the figurative device defined below

A comparison between TWO objects using the words LIKE or AS

Simile

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Identify the figurative device defined below

A comparison between two DISSIMILAR objects by saying one thing IS another thing

Metaphor

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Identify the figurative device defined below

Deliberate EXAGGERATION for EFFECT

Hyperbole

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Identify the sound device defined below

A word formed from a SOUND

Onomatopoeia

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Identify the sound device defined below

Repeated CONSONANT sounds in the FIRST letter of consecutive words

Alliteration

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Identify the sound device defined below

Repeated VOWEL sounds which can be ANYWHERE in the words

Assonance

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Identify the sound device defined below

The same as CONSONANCE but only when the repeated sound is an ‘S’ sound

Sibilance

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Identify the figurative device in the following quote

“you could actually see a tiny little golden spark dancing in the middle of each eye”

Personification

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Identify the figurative device defined below

A figure of speech in which a thing, an idea or an animal is given human attributes. The non-human objects are portrayed in such a way that we feel they have the ability to act like human beings.

Personification

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Identify the figurative device in the following quote

“His hands were as big as wheelbarrows”

Simile

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“A dream…makes a tiny little buzzing-humming sound”

Which two words which are examples of ONOMATOPOEIA?

buzzing
humming

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“Dreams…float around in the night air like little clouds” – what two things are being compared in this SIMILE? Which word that shows us that this sentence is a simile?

Dreams and clouds

Like

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“his black coat was streaming out behind him like the wings of a bird” What two things are being compared in this SIMILE? Which word that shows us that this sentence is a simile?

Coat and wings

Like

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“A petrol engine is sheer magic”

Which two things are being compared in this METAPHOR?

Petrol engine and magic

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“They will all purr and hum and roar” What SOUND DEVICE is used to make this description come alive for the reader?

Onomatopoeia