Figurative Language in Home of the Brave
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Identify the figurative language of the underlined words and/or phrases below:

    “I hear the crunch of someone walking.” (p. 218)

    answer choices

    Onomatopoeia

    Simile

    Metaphor

    Theme

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Identify the figurative language of the underlined words and/or phrases below:


    “Gol has spotted me. She trudges over, slow but determined, like an old woman longing for her grandchild’s embrace.” (p. 210)

    answer choices

    Simile

    Metaphor

    Tone

    Predicate

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Identify the figurative language of the underlined words and/or phrases below:


    “We are in the middle of a sea of cars.” (p. 231)

    answer choices

    Onomatopoeia

    Idiom

    Personification

    Metaphor

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Identify the figurative language of the underlined words and/or phrases below:


    “Cars come and go like frantic ants.” (p. 230)

    answer choices

    Theme

    Personification

    Simile

    Tone

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Identify the figurative language of the underlined words and/or phrases below:


    “Here, too many building block the sky. You can’t even watch the sun put on his bright pajamas and sink into bed.” (p. 208).

    answer choices

    Simile

    Personification

    Tone

    Theme

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Identify the figurative language of the underlined words and/or phrases below:


    The sky is rich with stars, like fresh black dirt, sprinkled with tiny seeds.” (p. 210)

    answer choices

    Metaphor

    Simile

    Idiom

    Personification

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Identify the figurative language of the underlined words and/or phrases below:


    “We take the bus to a swimming hole, shaped like a giant brick...For a while, you are a fish in a warm, pretending lake.” (p. 190)

    answer choices

    Simile/Metaphor

    Tone/Theme

    Personification/Onomatopoeia

    Tone/Personification

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Identify the figurative language of the underlined words and/or phrases below:


    “She pushes another button, then-zoom- up we fly.” (p. 166)

    answer choices

    Onomatopoeia

    Personification

    Metaphor

    Simile

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Identify the figurative language of the underlined words and/or phrases below:


    “In my old home, where death sneaks into your home in the hush of night, good-byes were a precious thing.” (p. 208)

    answer choices

    Tone

    Personification

    Theme

    Onomatopoeia

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Identify the figurative language of the underlined words and/or phrases below:


    “The snow is getting smaller and grayer, like an old person whose time is past.” (p. 178).

    answer choices

    Tone

    Idiom

    Metaphor

    Simile

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Identify the figurative language of the underlined words and/or phrases below:


    “Hunger is a wild dog gnawing on a dry bone, mad with impatience but hoping still.” (p. 150)

    answer choices

    Metaphor

    Tone

    Simile

    Theme

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Identify the figurative language of the underlined words and/or phrases below:


    “Maybe my words are broken like my aunt’s dishes, chips and shards that will not make a whole.” (p. 122)

    answer choices

    Personification

    Metaphor

    Simile

    Tone

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Identify the figurative language of the underlined words and/or phrases below:


    “I tell her of my father’s great herd, and how they would graze each day, walking for miles, the sun in our bones, the grass whispering its shy music.” (p. 136)

    answer choices

    Tone

    Metaphor

    Simile

    Personification

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Identify the figurative language of the underlined words and/or phrases below:


    You need some time to get your feet wet.” (p. 108).

    answer choices

    Idiom

    Personification

    Tone

    Theme

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Identify the figurative language of the underlined words and/or phrases below:


    The kids will eat you alive.” (p. 60)

    answer choices

    Simile

    Idiom

    Tone

    Personification

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Identify the figurative language of the underlined words and/or phrases below:


    “Still, though he could peck at me like a sharp-beaked bird, Lual know well how to make his little brother laugh.” (p. 38)

    answer choices

    Simile

    Personification

    Tone

    Idiom

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Identify the figurative language of the underlined words and/or phrases below:


    “I want to say no, this cold is like claws on my skin!” (p. 3)

    answer choices

    Simile

    Metaphor

    Tone

    Onomatopoeia

  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Identify the figurative language of the underlined words and/or phrases below:


    “My machine begins to shake like a crazed dancer under a full moon.” (p. 97)

    answer choices

    Metaphor

    Theme

    Idiom

    Simile

  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Identify the figurative language of the underlined words and/or phrases below:


    “I see Lou’s house, the tree with its great brown arms outstretched, the sagging barn.” (p. 209)

    answer choices

    Personification

    Simile

    Idiom

    Tone

  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Identify the figurative language of the underlined words and/or phrases below:


    “After such a winter, summer comes like a present with a bow.” (p. 189).

    answer choices

    Theme

    Personification

    Simile

    Metaphor

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