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  1. Figurative Language Review

  2. Name The Figurative Language! 1. The road was a ribbon of moonlight over the purple moor.

  3. Metaphor

  4. Name The Figurative Language! 2. I heard her skirt swish as she walked leisurely up the winding staircase.

  5. Onomatopoeia

  6. Name The Figurative Language! 3. Paula wears so much make-up she has to use a sandblaster to get it off at night.

  7. Hyperbole

  8. Name The Figurative Language! 4. My love is like a red, red rose.

  9. Simile

  10. Name The Figurative Language! 5. Our family dinner was a combination of boisterous conversation that made the room hum with the sound of happiness, badly burnt chicken that tasted like rubber, and the scent of freshly baked bread that reminded me of home.

  11. Imagery

  12. Name The Figurative Language! 6. The stars danced playfully in the moonlit sky.

  13. Personification

  14. Name The Figurative Language! 7. Every time I tell a lie, I expect my nose to grow like Pinocchio’s.

  15. Allusion/Simile

  16. Name The Figurative Language! 8. An old man turned ninety-eight. He won the lottery and died the next day of chronic emphysema from inhalation of the latex particles scratched off a decades' worth of lottery tickets.

  17. Situational Irony

  18. Name The Figurative Language! 9. The deafening silence was unbearable.

  19. Oxymoron

  20. Name The Figurative Language! 10. Emily didn't like to spend money. She was no Scrooge, but she seldom purchased anything except the bare necessities.

  21. Allusion/Metaphor

  22. Name The Figurative Language! 11. While running drills in gym class one humid afternoon in June, Chris yelled to his teacher, “Sir, can we go inside? I think I might sweat to death!”

  23. Hyperbole

  24. Name The Figurative Language! 12. As I stumbled to the breakfast table in a sleepy haze, I knew the only thing that could wake me up was the delightful snap, crackle, and pop of my favourite morning cereal.

  25. Onomatopoeia/Allusion

  26. Name The Figurative Language! 13. Because I could not stop for Death,He kindly stopped for me;The carriage held but just ourselvesAnd Immortality.

  27. Personification

  28. Name The Figurative Language! 14. When she tasted the sour candy, Sarah’s mouth suddenly puckered like a fish under water.

  29. Simile

  30. Name The Figurative Language! 15. A breathtaking flower quickly withers and dies, which represents the fleeting nature of beauty and reminds us that everything will eventually age and decay.

  31. Symbolism

  32. Name The Figurative Language! 16. The goalie was a brick wall, because when he was in the net, nothing could get past him.

  33. Metaphor

  34. Name The Figurative Language! 17. The crimson blood flowed slowly down his charred face, and I could smell the burning wreckage in the distance as the screams of the people still trapped within the building echoed ominously through the brisk night air.

  35. Imagery

  36. Name The Figurative Language! 18. Betty Botter bought some butter, but, she said, the butter’s bitter; if I put it in my batter it will make my batter bitter, but a bit of better butter will make my batter better.

  37. Alliteration

  38. Name The Figurative Language! 19. Maureen, tormented by envy and jealousy, put on the flowing green gown for the party where she knew her former lover would be with another woman.

  39. Symbolism

  40. Name The Figurative Language! 20. The ending of the game was truly bitter sweet.

  41. Oxymoron