Vocab 1
Vocab 2
Literal or Figurative?
What Am I?
What Am I? Part 2
100

an exaggeration

hyperbole

100

Allusion

a reference to a famous person, event, place, or work of literature.

100

I was so mad I stomped out of the room.

Literal

100

Those boys are like two peas in a pod.

simile

100
I am dying of embarrassment.
hyperbole
200

giving human qualities to non-living thing

personification

200

A comparison between two ideas using "like", or "as".

simile

200

I was so happy, I was on Cloud 9.

Figurative

200

This place is like a Garden of Eden. What type of figurative language is used, and what does it mean?

Allusion- Garden of Eden The place is perfect and beautiful.

200

Toward the end of "Romeo and Juliet" the audience knows that Juliet is not really dead, but Romeo does not.  He mistakenly thinks she has died, and takes action based on that misfortune. 

Dramatic Irony

300

When words mean what they say

Literal language

300

When an author uses language that appears to one or more of the five senses.

imagery

300

Every cloud has a silver lining.

Figurative

300

Meow, moo, tweet

Onomatopoeia

300
Her cheeks are red like a rose.
Simile
400

When the opposite of what expected happens

irony

400
Name three types of irony.

Verbal, Situational, and Dramatic

400

It was raining so hard the ditches were overflowing.

Literal.

400

The assignment was a breeze.

Metaphor Assignment and breeze are being compared.

400

"Oh GREAT," my husband said, after he spilled his coffee all over his new white shirt.

verbal irony

500

An expression in both written and verbal English

idiom

500

When the meaning of what is said must be interpreted

Figurative language

500

It was raining cats and dogs.

Figurative

500

The fire swallowed the entire forest.

personification

500

A marriage counselor worked so many hours that his frustrated and lonely wife filed for divorce.

What kind of irony is this?

situational irony

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