Figurative Language review PRACTICE by g5211134

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									           Figurative Language: review & PRACTICE

Part 1 Directions: Write the correct literary term next to the definition.

1. ______________________________ When writing appeals to one or more of
   the reader’s five senses (sight, smell, taste, touch, sound).

2. _______________________________When a writer refers to a well-known
   person, place, event, work of art, or literary work.

3. ______________________________ Compares two unlike things; says one
      thing is the other.

4. _______________________________ Gives human qualities to a non-human.

5. _______________________________ Compares two unlike things using the
   words like or as.

Part 2 Directions: Underline examples of the above figurative language
terms in the passages from The House On Mango Street below. Underneath
each passage, write the type of figurative language you discovered (over,
please).




           Figurative Language: review & PRACTICE

Part 1 Directions: Write the correct literary term next to the definition.

1. ______________________________ When writing appeals to one or more of
   the reader’s five senses (sight, smell, taste, touch, sound).

2. _______________________________When a writer refers to a well-known
   person, place, event, work of art, or literary work.

3. ______________________________ Compares two unlike things; says one
      thing is the other.

4. _______________________________ Gives human qualities to a non-human.

5. _______________________________ Compares two unlike things using the
   words like or as.

Part 2 Directions: Underline examples of the above figurative language
termsin the passages from The House On Mango Street below. Underneath
each passage, write the type of figurative language you discovered (over,
please).
1. “First the click and whine of the car door opening, then the scrape of concrete, the
excited tinkling of dog tags, followed by the heavy jingling of keys, and finally the
moan of the wooden door as it opens and lets loose its sigh of dampness” (The House
on Mango Street, 71).

____________________________ and ______________________________________

2. “The dog is big, like a man dressed in a dog suit, and runs the same way its
owner does, clumsy and wild and with the limbs flopping all over the place, like
untied shoes” (The House on Mango Street, 21).

______________________________________________________________________

3. “Poke a stick in the sandy soil and a few blue-skinned beetles would appear, an
avenue of ants, so many crusty lady bugs” (The House on Mango Street, 95).

_______________________________________________________________________

4. “They think suffering is good for you ever since they saw that movie 300
Spartans” (The House on Mango Street, 44).

_______________________________________________________________________

5. “Keep, keep, keep trees say when I sleep. They teach” (The House on Mango
Street, 75).
_________________________________________________________________________



1. “First the click and whine of the car door opening, then the scrape of concrete, the
excited tinkling of dog tags, followed by the heavy jingling of keys, and finally the
moan of the wooden door as it opens and lets loose its sigh of dampness” (The House
on Mango Street, 71).

____________________________ and ______________________________________

2. “The dog is big, like a man dressed in a dog suit, and runs the same way its
owner does, clumsy and wild and with the limbs flopping all over the place, like
untied shoes” (The House on Mango Street, 21).

______________________________________________________________________

3. “Poke a stick in the sandy soil and a few blue-skinned beetles would appear, an
avenue of ants, so many crusty lady bugs” (The House on Mango Street, 95).

_______________________________________________________________________

4. “They think suffering is good for you ever since they saw that movie 300
Spartans” (The House on Mango Street, 44).
_______________________________________________________________________

5. “Keep, keep, keep trees say when I sleep. They teach” (The House on Mango
Street, 75).
_______________________________________________________________________

								
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