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Miss Boyles                              Senior AP                              English                              April...
This interactive slideshow will review whatyou’ve learned about literary devices, test yourknowledge of them in general, a...
A simile is a figure of speech comparing two unlike things,often introduced with the words           "like" or "as"       ...
A figure of speech in which an  implied comparison is madebetween two unlike things that   actually have something in     ...
A comparison between twothings that are similar in someway, often used to help explainsomething or make it easier to      ...
Giving human qualities to    animals or objects                                 Click scroll                              ...
Hints of what is to come in the   action of a play or story    Foreshadowing can be, in fact, a form of      backwriting. ...
Click on the literary device that corresponds to the example. The correct answer will turn red.      The rush he got from ...
Click on the literary device that corresponds to the example. The correct answer will turn red.           The river swallo...
Click on the literary device that corresponds to the example. The correct answer will turn red.       The wind was a torre...
Click on the literary device that corresponds to the example. The correct answer will turn red.            So are you to m...
Click on the literary device that corresponds to the example. The correct answer will turn red.    Its been a hard days ni...
Click on the literary device that corresponds to the example. The correct answer will turn red.    America’s treatment of ...
Click on the literary device that corresponds to the example. The correct answer will turn red.      The moonlight danced ...
Which literary device(s) are shown in the passage below? Once you decide, click on the question                           ...
Which literary device(s) are shown in the passage below? Once you click on an answer, the                                c...
Which literary device(s) are shown in the passage below? Once you click on an answer, the                                c...
Which literary device(s) are shown in the passage below? Once you click on an answer, the                                c...
Which literary device(s) are shown in the passage below? Once you click on an answer, the                                c...
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  1. 1. Miss Boyles Senior AP English April 3, 2011Click on the arrow to begin
  2. 2. This interactive slideshow will review whatyou’ve learned about literary devices, test yourknowledge of them in general, and apply that knowledge to passages from the main texts we’ve read in class… AND AWAY WE GO!!! Click this arrow for a review of literary devices and definitions Click this arrow for an interactive quiz over literary devices Click this arrow for questions regarding literary devices in our main texts
  3. 3. A simile is a figure of speech comparing two unlike things,often introduced with the words "like" or "as" That actor laughs like a Click scroll hyena! to return to Table of Contents Click anywhere to move on
  4. 4. A figure of speech in which an implied comparison is madebetween two unlike things that actually have something in common Click scroll to return to Table of Contents Click anywhere to move on
  5. 5. A comparison between twothings that are similar in someway, often used to help explainsomething or make it easier to understand Click scroll to return to Table of Contents Click anywhere to move on
  6. 6. Giving human qualities to animals or objects Click scroll to return to Table of Contents Click anywhere to move on
  7. 7. Hints of what is to come in the action of a play or story Foreshadowing can be, in fact, a form of backwriting. The writer goes back through the copy and adds foreshadowing to prepare the reader for Click scroll to return to later events. Table of Contents Click anywhere to move on
  8. 8. Click on the literary device that corresponds to the example. The correct answer will turn red. The rush he got from skydiving was the same as the rush Amanda got from winning the spelling bee. A) Metaphor B) Analogy C) Personification D) Simile Click scroll to return to Table of Contents Click anywhere to move on
  9. 9. Click on the literary device that corresponds to the example. The correct answer will turn red. The river swallowed the earth as the water continued to rise higher and higher. A) Metaphor B) Analogy C) Personification D) Simile Click scroll to return to Table of Contents Click anywhere to move on
  10. 10. Click on the literary device that corresponds to the example. The correct answer will turn red. The wind was a torrent of darkness among the gusty trees. A) Metaphor B) Analogy C) Personification D) Simile Click scroll to return to Table of Contents Click anywhere to move on
  11. 11. Click on the literary device that corresponds to the example. The correct answer will turn red. So are you to my thoughts as food to life. A) Metaphor B) Analogy C) Personification D) Simile Click scroll to return to Table of Contents Click anywhere to move on
  12. 12. Click on the literary device that corresponds to the example. The correct answer will turn red. Its been a hard days night, and Ive been working like a dog. A) Metaphor B) Analogy C) Personification D) Simile Click scroll to return to Table of Contents Click anywhere to move on
  13. 13. Click on the literary device that corresponds to the example. The correct answer will turn red. America’s treatment of slaves before the Civil War was in some ways similar to Germany’s treatment of Jewish people during WWII. A) Metaphor B) Analogy C) Personification D) Simile Click scroll to return to Table of Contents Click anywhere to move on
  14. 14. Click on the literary device that corresponds to the example. The correct answer will turn red. The moonlight danced over the water while the warm summer breeze hugged her shoulders. A) Metaphor B) Analogy C) Personification D) Simile Click scroll to return to Table of Contents Click anywhere to move on
  15. 15. Which literary device(s) are shown in the passage below? Once you decide, click on the question mark to see the correct answer. But soft, what light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun. Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon, Who is already sick and pale with grief --Romeo & Juliet Metaphor & Personification Click scroll to return to Table of Contents Click anywhere to move on
  16. 16. Which literary device(s) are shown in the passage below? Once you click on an answer, the correct answer will turn red. Throughout The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Charlie mentions his special relationship with his aunt and alludes to something bad that happened to her. This is an example of… Foreshadowing Click scroll to return to Table of Contents Click anywhere to move on
  17. 17. Which literary device(s) are shown in the passage below? Once you click on an answer, the correct answer will turn red. The Ents in The Lord of the Rings are tree-like beings that walk, speak, and think. Ents are an example of… Personification Click scroll to return to Table of Contents Click anywhere to move on
  18. 18. Which literary device(s) are shown in the passage below? Once you click on an answer, the correct answer will turn red. The yellow wallpaper that torments the woman in The Yellow Wallpaper is a ____________ for her melancholy and oppression. Metaphor Click scroll to return to Table of Contents Click anywhere to move on
  19. 19. Which literary device(s) are shown in the passage below? Once you click on an answer, the correct answer will turn red. The title Jumping Off Swings is a(n) __________ for growing up in general. Analogy Click scroll to return to Table of Contents Click anywhere to move on
  20. 20. http://www.glencoe.com/sec/literature/course/game/play.phtml?dest=Lit_v52.dcr%3Ca%20href http://www.studystack.com/flashcard-3595 http://www.funtrivia.com/playquiz/quiz2309931a72b00.html
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