Literary Devices and Figurative Language Stargirl test
This is to test the identification of figurative language in Stargirl. Identify the figurative language that is used.
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The picture an author creates for the reader by using vivid language is called: *
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An extreme exaggeration, like "I could eat a cow." *
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Suzy sells seashells by the seashore is an example of : *
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"I wanted to feel myself getting closer step by step, feel the tension rising like fizz in a soda bottle." *
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"Did you ever hear of counting your chicken? Before they hatch, you mean?" *
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"She laughed and the desert sang." *
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"I am a stone, a cactus thorn. I am rain." *
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"A baseball bat couldn't have hit me harder than that girl did." *
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"How could I have known that he would soon be challenged by a freckle-nosed homeschooler?" *
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"She was the faintest scent of a cactus flower, the flitting shadow of an elf owl." *
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"The sun lay down behind the mountain." *
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"When I was little, my uncle Pete had a necktie with a porcupine painted on it." *
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"Thin as a minute, he seemed to lack the heft to carry his name." *
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This is the part of the story where the author reveals the "set up" to the rest of the story: characters, setting, and the set up of the conflict. *
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This is the part of the story where the author "wraps it all up." *
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This is the character who causes the protagonist to act or respond. *
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The author's use of particular words, or "word choice." *
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The conversations in a novel or short story are called: *
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The feelings that a certain word can cause, for example, aroma vs. stench. *
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When something takes on more meaning than what it is, like the porcupine necktie, what do we call that? It is the object, but it also stands for other things too. *
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