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unit 3 common core english 11 poetry vocab

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8 vocab cards all for poetry that deal with figurative language
Mara Martell
Quiz by Mara Martell, updated more than 1 year ago
Mara Martell
Created by Mara Martell about 6 years ago
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Question 1

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what is a hyperbole
Answer
  • exaggeration
  • seeing things in person

Question 2

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what is a synecdoche
Answer
  • the whole substituting for part or part of the whole
  • not substituting just letting the sentence be.

Question 3

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what is a metaphor
Answer
  • to compare things without using like or as
  • to compare things with using the words like or as

Question 4

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what is a simile
Answer
  • comparing unlike things using the words like or as
  • comparing unlike things without using like or as

Question 5

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what is personification
Answer
  • giving human like qualites to something non- human
  • giving human like qualities to something human

Question 6

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what is a oxymoron
Answer
  • combines two words with opposite meanings
  • combines two words with the same meanings

Question 7

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what is a paradox
Answer
  • an idea that seems to contradict itself, but it is actually true.
  • an idea that seems to contradict itself, but it is actually false

Question 8

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what is imagery
Answer
  • words or phrases that appeal to more than one sense
  • words or phrases that only appeal to one sense
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