Poetry Terms

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Poetry Terms Worksheet - 30 Pts

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 1. A figure of speech is __________________________________________________________________________________________ 2
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 Identify each of the following uses of figurative language using the link
to Poetry Terms.

2. Seven slippery slugs slid slowly southward. ___________________________________________________ 2

3. She walks in socks to the docks to rock with The Hawks! ________________________________________ 2

4. "What is he like? Is he sane?"
I think his baler's only tying on one side
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5. The Frisbee got closer and closer, then, Whamo! it hit me. _______________________________________ 2

6. This headache is absolutely killing me! _____________________________ or ________________________ 2

7. "The potato chip factory is facing a real crunch, but I think the sale is in the bag,"
and - "I used to be a blackjack hostess, but I was offered a better deal ."
These are both _________________ 2

8. “I'm taking a working vacation,” & “I’ll have the jumbo shrimp,” and "He's an honest thief." _________________________ 2

9. Some WWE wrestlers may have a little steroid problem.
Afghanistan is a tiny bit dangerous for our troops.
These are examples of _______________________________ 2

10. Write your own metaphor here. It must be one that I have not used in this assignment, and must be school appropriate.
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11. Name, then provide, 3 examples of 3 different figures of speech
or figurative language.

Fig.  of Speech name ___________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________
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Fig.  of Speech name _____________________
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Fig.  of Speech name _____________________
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Poetry Terms