'Is it right that Premiership players earn such high salaries?'
The text above was the first sentence of a newspaper article. What language device does this sentence illustrate?
'I was quaking from head to foot, and could have hung my hat on my eyes, they stuck out so far.'
Life on the Mississippi - Mark Twain
'What passing-bells for these who die as cattle?
Only the monstrous anger of the guns.
Only the stuttering rifles' rapid rattle
Can patter out their hasty orisons.'
Line three of this First World War poem by Wilfred Owen contains an example of -
list of three
'Great friends they turned out to be!' This is an example of -
'It can take years to drive out of the city on a match day!' This is an example of -
'As the storm intensified, the trees shrieked angrily and lashed the air.' This sentence illustrates how an author uses ....
a list of three
On the day of an interview for a job in a bank a teenager came downstairs in jeans and a t-shirt. His mother said, ' I see you've dressed up for the occasion!' This is an example of -
'The waves washed wistfully over the shore.' Which of the following devices does this sentence illustrate?
'The energy, the faith and the devotion which we bring to this endeavour will light our country and all who serve it.' In this sentence there is an example of -
'Between my finger and my thumb
The squat pen rests; snug as a gun'
This opening to a poem by Seamus Heaney contains an example of -
'And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can for you - ask what you can do for your country.' In this famous sentence from a speech by President Kennedy in 1961 there is an example of -