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Which type of figurative language is used in the sentence below?

"The stars were diamonds in the sky."

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What is the most likely reason the poet uses personification throughout the poem?

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F To compare March’s behavior to that of an impatient person G To produce a personal reaction of sadness for March’s farewell H To show how March’s changing of the seasons may affect each person J To use the actions of a person to describe March’s effect on the weather

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Which type of figurative language is used in the sentence below?

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"The wind whispered through the trees."

In a poem, what term describes the author's attitude toward the topic of the poem?

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A RhymeB MeterC ToneD Symbolism

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What do these stage directions help the reader understand?

[The audience can be heard applauding halfheartedly.]

Read line 3 from the play.

A Pete is upset that nobody paid attention to his performance. B Pete’s performance did not go as well as he had hoped. C Pete had a difficult time hearing others while he was singing. D Pete’s friends are not supportive of his decision to sing.

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drama

What do these stage directions help the reader understand?

[The audience can be heard applauding halfheartedly.]

Read line 3 from the play.

A Pete is upset that nobody paid attention to his performance. B Pete’s performance did not go as well as he had hoped. C Pete had a difficult time hearing others while he was singing. D Pete’s friends are not supportive of his decision to sing.

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What can the reader infer based on line 22?

A Hormiguita needs to find food in the forest to bring back to the anthill. B Chasing the leaf causes Hormiguita to become hungry and think about food. C Hormiguita travels to the forest so that she can avoid doing any work.D Chasing leaves causes Hormiguita to accidentally wander far from the anthill.

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What is a group of lines in a poem called?

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What does the author achieve by including a hyperbole within this sentence?

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"He was convinced he had experienced enough nature to last him for decades."

Read the sentence below from paragraph 18.

A The author emphasizes how long it takes Brody and Uncle Stephen to climb the mountain. B The author conveys that Brody wants to avoid outdoor activities for a very long time. C The author implies that Brody will never forget his outdoor adventure with Uncle Stephen. D The author highlights that Brody is amazed by how much he has learned about nature.

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What is the term for a phrase that is a comparison of two or more unlike things using the word ‘like’ or ‘as’?

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drama

What can the reader conclude about Owner in scene 1?

A He is disapproving of Dog’s laziness. B He is frustrated that he is too tired to finish reading his book. C He is unaware of the way Dog feels about their relationship. D He is annoyed that he has to walk Dog instead of studying.

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What type of figurative language is used in the example below?

Chloe closed her cluttered clothes closet clumsily.

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What does the author’s use of figurative language in this sentence suggest?

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Suddenly, Elena’s cheeks felt as if they were on fire

Read the sentence below from paragraph 20.

A Elena is embarrassed because Mom is not supposed to know about Marcos’s visit. B Elena begins to feel ill as she rests in her room. C Elena is angry with her aunt for telling Mom that Marcos is coming to visit. D Elena panics because she was caught pretending.

Alliteration

A) Elena is embarrassed because Mom is not supposed to know about Marcos’s visit.

PERSONIFICATION

B) Pete’s performance did not go as well as he had hoped.

Metaphor

B) The author conveys that Brody wants to avoid outdoor activities for a very long time.

17 Just as Brody finished his poem and settled in to watch some television, Uncle Stephen announced, “Let’s go fishing.” 18 “Marvels of Science is starting,” Brody stammered. He convinced he has experienced enough nature to last him declared. 19 “Can’t leave you behind,” Uncle Stephen told him, and Brody nodded his head, seeing no way out.

J) To use the actions of a person to describe March’s effect on the weather

C He is unaware of the way Dog feels about their relationship.

c) Tone

Simile

With winter’s footprints in the past, and snows begin to melt at last, with longer days and shorter nights, the wayward winds of March take flight, four winds she holds within her grip, then hurls them from her fingertip, her wooly, fleecy clouds of white, she sets in skies of blue delight, her wild bouts of gusty breeze, roars through valleys, hills and trees, that high pitch whistling song she sings, awakens earth and flowering things, she tears a hole in heaven’s sky, so sun can shine and rain can cry, she gently calms as spring draws near, as blooming daffodils appear, she welcomes April showers in, then gathers up her dwindling winds, now her long journey home begins, knowing she’ll be back this way, upon a cold late winter’s day, when nights grow short, and days grow long, Listen for her whistling song!

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D) Chasing leaves causes Hormiguita to accidentally wander far from the anthill.

B) Pete’s performance did not go as well as he had hoped.

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