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Correct / Incorrect: The duckling wanted its mother.

Correct!

100

Giving human characteristics to something non-human.

Personification

100

Name one of Lewis Carroll's literary contributions

The Jabberwocky

Alice in Wonderland

100

What are the verbs in this sentence?
"I jumped and ran to the door."

Jumped
Ran

100

"The Bees Envy Me"... is an example of 

Personification

200

Which sentence uses "whose" correctly?
A) Whose still eating?
B) Whose car is parked in the driveway?

B) Whose car is parked in the driveway?

200

Provide a definition of an alliteration

Alliteration is when nearby words start with the same sound.

200

True / False: Limericks are from Ireland.

True!

200

What are the adjectives in this sentence?
"The big black spider bit me on my little finger."

big    black  little

200

"Life is a highway" is an example of....

"Life is a highway" is a metaphor

300

Which one is incorrect?
A) The kids played with there toys in the yard.
B) Their going to the movies tonight.
C) They're going to the movies tonight.

B) Their going to the movies tonight.

300

Literal word meaning that you might find in the dictionary (without emotions).

Denotation

300

Fill in the blank: Sarah Sylvia Stout would not take the ____ out. Who wrote this poem?

Garbage

Shel Silverstein

300

What are the nouns in the sentence?
 "The dog is wagging its tail" 

dog, tail

300

"Green School, the bamboo cathedral"
Personification of Metaphor?

Metaphor

400

To / Too / Two
1) I want to go to the party ___.
2) He ate ___ slices of cake.
3) She is going ___ the mall.

1) too
2) two
3) to

400

When you're talking about the emotions & ideas connected to a word beyond its literal meaning.

Connotation

400

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one _____ _______ ____,
And that has made all the difference.

less traveled by,

400

Verb = Adjectives = Nouns =
"In the enchanted forest, the brave knight fought against the ferocious dragon."

Verb: "fought"
Adjective: "brave" and "ferocious
Noun: "knight" and "dragon"

400

"I don't need no money, fortune, or fame
I've got all the riches baby one man can claim"

This lyrics combines two figurative language terms

Hyperbolic Metaphor

500

Fix my mistakes: "There cat, whose name is Fluffy, is chasing it's tail in the garden."

Fix my mistakes: "Their cat, whose name is Fluffy, is chasing its tail in the garden."

500

Provide a definition and example of an extended metaphor

An extended metaphor a long comparison between two things that keeps going through the whole song / poem. An example is Robert Frost's "The Road Less Traveled"

500

Robert Frost once said "I have never started a poem yet whose end I knew. Writing a poem is ________."

discovering."

500

"In the realm of imagination, creativity dances and paints vibrant dreams."
Verbs =    Adjectives =       Nouns =

Verbs: dances, paints
Adjectives: vibrant
Nouns: realm, imagination, creativity, dreams

500

Can you identify an example of personification in the Green School song?

"What we learn from this island we are passing along"

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