Literary Devices

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Literary Devices
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2012-05-17 12:33:23
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  1. My brakes squealed in agony.

    1 alliteration
    2 irony
    3 personification
    4 metaphor
    5 simile
    personification
  2. The hose slithered across the lawn.

    1 alliteration
    2 irony
    3 personification
    4 metaphor
    5 simile
    personification
  3. The dishwasher grumbled when I turned it on.

    1 alliteration
    2 irony
    3 personification
    4 metaphor
    5 simile
    personification
  4. The engine belched and exhaled a cloud of black smoke.

    1 alliteration
    2 irony
    3 personification
    4 metaphor
    5 simile
    personification
  5. The stapler chewed the corner of my paper.

    1 alliteration
    2 irony
    3 personification
    4 metaphor
    5 simile
    personification
  6. The horses' heavy hooves thundered across the plains.

    1 alliteration
    2 irony
    3 personification
    4 metaphor
    5 simile
    alliteration
  7. Bouncing balls banged against the side of the school.

    1 alliteration
    2 irony
    3 personification
    4 metaphor
    5 simile
    alliteration
  8. While wicked Wanda laughed, I cried.

    1 alliteration
    2 irony
    3 personification
    4 metaphor
    5 simile
    alliteration
  9. Silver swans swam silently across the pond.

    1 alliteration
    2 irony
    3 personification
    4 metaphor
    5 simile
    alliteration
  10. The garbage was filled with gooey glumps of cold oatmeal.

    1 alliteration
    2 irony
    3 personification
    4 metaphor
    5 simile
    alliteration
  11. The fireman's house burned to the ground.

    1 alliteration
    2 irony
    3 personification
    4 metaphor
    5 simile
    irony
  12. Mrs. Jacobs' daughter failed her math class.

    1 alliteration
    2 irony
    3 personification
    4 metaphor
    5 simile
    irony
  13. The Olympic skier broke his leg when he fell out of bed.

    1 alliteration
    2 irony
    3 personification
    4 metaphor
    5 simile
    irony
  14. Mrs. Hopper won an all-expense paid trip to Detroit, Michigan.

    1 alliteration
    2 irony
    3 personification
    4 metaphor
    5 simile
    irony
  15. The doctor lit up a cigarette and inhaled deeply.

    1 alliteration
    2 irony
    3 personification
    4 metaphor
    5simile
    irony
  16. His feet smelled like a bag of corn chips.

    1 alliteration
    2 irony
    3 personification
    4 metaphor
    5 simile
    simile
  17. Her tears shone like rain on her cheeks.

    1 alliteration
    2 irony
    3 personification
    4 metaphor
    5 simile
    simile
  18. Your puppy is as fat as a pig.

    1 alliteration
    2 irony
    3 personification
    4 metaphor
    5 simile
    simile
  19. Her eyes were as blue as a mountain lake.

    1 alliteration
    2 irony
    3 personification
    4 metaphor
    5 simile
    simile
  20. The sun rose like a ball of fire.

    1 alliteration
    2 irony
    3 personification
    4 metaphor
    5 simile
    simile
  21. Our classroom was an icebox.

    1 alliteration
    2 irony
    3 personification
    4 metaphor
    5 simile
    metaphor
  22. Elaine is a fish when she's in the pool.

    1 alliteration
    2 irony
    3 personification
    4 metaphor
    5 simile
    metaphor
  23. Lucy is a shining star in the classroom.

    1 alliteration
    2 irony
    3 personification
    4 metaphor
    5 simile
    metaphor
  24. Her books were rocket ships to other planets.

    1 alliteration
    2 irony
    3 personification
    4 metaphor
    5 simile
    metaphor
  25. I'm a big chicken when I go to the doctor.

    1 alliteration
    2 irony
    3 personification
    4 metaphor
    5 simile
    metaphor
  26. Comparing two things using "like" or "as"...

    irony
    simile
    alliteration
    metaphor
    personification
    simile
  27. When something happens differently than expected...

    irony
    simile
    alliteration
    metaphor
    personification
    irony
  28. Comparing two things without using "like" or "as"...

    irony
    simile
    alliteration
    metaphor
    personification
    metaphor
  29. Giving nonliving things the characteristics of living...

    irony
    simile
    alliteration
    metaphor
    personification
    personification
  30. When two or more words have the same beginning sound...

    irony
    simile
    alliteration
    metaphor
    personification
    alliteration
  31. The Toledo Zoo has a giraffe named Shorty.

    1 alliteration
    2 irony
    3 personification
    4 metaphor
    5 simile
    irony

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