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1

As fast as a lion. What is this an example of?

A simile

2

A soft, slow snail. What is this an example of?

Aliteration

3

Do you want to die at a young age? What is this an example of?

Rhetorical Question

4

How should you start a letter?

"Dear ..."

5

How should you end a letter?

"Yours Sincerely"

6

How should you start an essay?

With an introduction.

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How should you end an essay?

With a conclusion.

8

This is the beginning of the end. What is this an example of?

A paradox.

9

Great depression. What is this an example of?

An oxymoron.

10

Because my coffee was cold, I heated it in the microwave. What is this an example of?

A complex sentence.

11

What writing style would you use if you were writing a letter to the Queen?

Formal.

12

What type of writing would you use if you were writing a letter to your mate?

Informal.

13

Name a persuasive technique.

Statistics.

14

Name a persuasive technique.

Direct address.

15

Try to light the fire. What is this an example of?

Assonance .

16

The moon winked at me through the clouds. What is this an example of?

Personification.

17

Lee was sad when he lost the race. What is this an example of?

Emotive language.

18

Iv'e been waiting forever. What is this an example of?

Hyperbole.

19

Thud. What is this an example of?

Onomatopoeia.

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Life is a roller-coaster. What is this an example of?

Metaphore