Figurative vs. Literal Language
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  • Question 1
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    Literal or Figurative??

    Grant always turns in his homework.

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    literal language

    figurative language

  • Question 2
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    Literal or Figurative??

    The water was rising in the river because of the rain.

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    literal language

    figurative language

  • Question 3
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    Literal or Figurative??

    Her teeth are like stars because they come out at night.

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    literal language

    figurative language

  • Question 4
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    Literal or Figurative??

    When she sings, her voice is like velvet.

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    literal language

    figurative language

  • Question 5
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    Literal or Figurative??

    Half of the class did not complete the assignment.

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    literal language

    figurative language

  • Question 6
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    Literal or Figurative??

    I’m so hungry I could eat a horse.

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    figurative language

  • Question 7
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    Mike was so angry that steam was coming out of his ears.

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    figurative language

  • Question 8
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    Literal or Figurative??

    The zebras cried when the wise old elephant died.

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    literal language

    figurative language

  • Question 9
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    Literal or Figurative??

    I’ve told you a million times to clean your room.

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    literal language

    figurative language

  • Question 10
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    I’ve told you a million times to clean your room.

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    literal language

    figurative language

  • Question 11
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    Literal or Figurative??

    The snow was coming down by the bucket-fulls.

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    literal language

    figurative language

  • Question 12
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    Literal or Figurative??

    Mary is always dressed neatly.

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    literal language

    figurative language

  • Question 13
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    Literal or Figurative??

    Native Americans believed that the sun was a god.

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    literal language

    figurative language

  • Question 14
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    Literal or Figurative??

    These bags are so heavy my arms are falling off.

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    literal language

    figurative language

  • Question 15
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    Literal or Figurative??

    Mrs. Brown sometimes gives us too much homework.

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    literal language

    figurative language

  • Question 16
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    Personification, simile, metaphor, oxymoron, hyperbole, alliteration, personification or onomatopoeia???

    The street cars are like frosted cakes covered with snowflakes.

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    simile

    metaphor

    hyperbole

    alliteration

    personification

  • Question 17
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    Personification, simile, metaphor, oxymoron, hyperbole, alliteration, personification or onomatopoeia???

    The west wind dances down the road.

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    simile

    metaphor

    hyperbole

    personification

  • Question 18
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    Personification, simile, metaphor, oxymoron, hyperbole, alliteration, personification or onomatopoeia???

    A train is a dragon that roars through the dark.

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    simile

    metaphor

    hyperbole

    alliteration

    personification

  • Question 19
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    Personification, simile, metaphor, oxymoron, hyperbole, alliteration, personification or onomatopoeia???

    The band played to a small crowd at the concert.

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    simile

    metaphor

    hyperbole

    onomatopoeia

    oxymoron

  • Question 20
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    Personification, simile, metaphor, oxymoron, hyperbole, alliteration, personification or onomatopoeia???

    She’s as tiny as a mouse.

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    simile

    metaphor

    hyperbole

    onomatopoeia

    oxymoron

  • Question 21
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    Personification, simile, metaphor, oxymoron, hyperbole, alliteration, personification or onomatopoeia???

    Her blonde hair shined like the sun.

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    simile

    metaphor

    hyperbole

    onomatopoeia

    oxymoron

  • Question 22
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    Personification, simile, metaphor, oxymoron, hyperbole, alliteration, personification or onomatopoeia???

    Susan suddenly stretched slowly.

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    simile

    metaphor

    hyperbole

    onomatopoeia

    alliteration

  • Question 23
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    Personification, simile, metaphor, oxymoron, hyperbole, alliteration, personification or onomatopoeia???

    The hockey player lost his control when the puck ran across the ice.

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    simile

    metaphor

    hyperbole

    alliteration

    personification

  • Question 24
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    Personification, simile, metaphor, oxymoron, hyperbole, alliteration, personification or onomatopoeia???

    The snow on the ski hill was powdered sugar.

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    simile

    metaphor

    hyperbole

    alliteration

    personification

  • Question 25
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    Personification, simile, metaphor, oxymoron, hyperbole, alliteration, personification or onomatopoeia???

    The coach was as upset as a lion when his team lost the game.

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    simile

    metaphor

    hyperbole

    alliteration

    personification

  • Question 26
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    Personification, simile, metaphor, oxymoron, hyperbole, alliteration, personification or onomatopoeia???

    The snowmobile was a rocket in the newly fallen snow.

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    simile

    metaphor

    hyperbole

    alliteration

    personification

  • Question 27
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    Personification, simile, metaphor, oxymoron, hyperbole, alliteration, personification or onomatopoeia???

    The running shoes danced as the runner neared the finish line.

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    simile

    metaphor

    hyperbole

    alliteration

    personification

  • Question 28
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    Personification, simile, metaphor, oxymoron, hyperbole, alliteration, personification or onomatopoeia???

    “Bang!” went the gun as the race started.

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    simile

    metaphor

    hyperbole

    onomatopoeia

    oxymoron

  • Question 29
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    Personification, simile, metaphor, oxymoron, hyperbole, alliteration, personification or onomatopoeia???

    Steven boxes in the light-heavyweight division.

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    simile

    metaphor

    hyperbole

    onomatopoeia

    oxymoron

  • Question 30
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    Personification, simile, metaphor, oxymoron, hyperbole, alliteration, personification or onomatopoeia???

    Spotlighting several special sports shows seems significant for TV.

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    simile

    metaphor

    alliteration

    onomatopoeia

    oxymoron

  • Question 31
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    Personification, simile, metaphor, oxymoron, hyperbole, alliteration, personification or onomatopoeia???

    After the marathon, the runner was thirsty enough to drink the ocean.

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    simile

    metaphor

    hyperbole

    onomatopoeia

    oxymoron

  • Question 32
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    Personification, simile, metaphor, oxymoron, hyperbole, alliteration, personification or onomatopoeia???

    The golf ball walked gently into the ninth hole.

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    simile

    metaphor

    personification

    onomatopoeia

    oxymoron

  • Question 33
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    Personification, simile, metaphor, oxymoron, hyperbole, alliteration, personification or onomatopoeia???

    The team members remained as cool as cucumbers after the game.

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    simile

    metaphor

    personification

    onomatopoeia

    oxymoron

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