Metaphor Simile Personification Hyperbole Worksheet
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Metaphor Simile Personification Hyperbole Worksheet

Identifying figurative language 1
Name: ______________________________ Read the lines of poetry.

Slashes represent line breaks.Figure out which technique is being used: simile, metaphor, hyperbole, or personification.

In the boxes, explain how you figured out your answer.

It is possible that more than one technique is being used.

If you can, explain each.

s by a sick man's bed

Which technique is being used?

Simile, Metaphor, Personification, or Hyperbole How do you figure? (write a sentence explaining your answer) 2.

There’s a faucet in the basement Which technique is being used?

Simile, Metaphor, Personification, or Hyperbole How do you figure? (write a sentence explaining your answer) 3.

When the stars threw down their spears, / And water'd heaven with their tears, Which technique is being used?

Simile, Metaphor, Personification, or Hyperbole How do you figure? (write a sentence explaining your answer) 4.

The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas,

moonlight over the purple moor, Which technique is being used?

Simile, Metaphor, Personification, or Hyperbole How do you figure? (write a sentence explaining your answer)

but one inning more to play.

Which technique is being used? Simile, Metaphor, Personification, or Hyperbole How do you figure? (write a sentence explaining your answer) 6.

The sun was shining on the sea, / Shining with all his might: Which technique is being used? Simile, Metaphor, Personification, or Hyperbole How do you figure? (write a sentence explaining your answer) 7.

The leaves are little yellow fiWhich technique is being used? Simile, Metaphor, Personification, or Hyperbole How do you figure? (write a sentence explaining your answer) / Like a sleepless mourner grieves, Which technique is being used? Simile, Metaphor, Personification, or Hyperbole How do you figure? (write a sentence explaining your answer) 9.

By the lakes that thus outspread / Their lone waters, lone and dead / Their sad waters, sad and chilly Which technique is being used? Simile, Metaphor, Personification, or Hyperbole How do you figure? (write a sentence explaining your answer) 10.

Fame is a bee./ It has a song -- / It has a sting --Which technique is being used? Simile, Metaphor, Personification, or Hyperbole How do you figure? (write a sentence explaining your answer).
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Name Identifying Figurative Language

Worksheet 1 Carefully read the lines of poetry below.Note that the slashes (/) represent line breaks.Determine which technique is being used: simile, metaphor, hyperbole or personification.

Then, explain your answer.It may be possible for more than one technique to be used.

The children surrounded her like / the roots of a tree
metaphor simile personification hyperbole worksheet
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What technique is being used (simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification)? How can you tell? When the swarm of bees buzzed overhead / The sky turned dark as night.

What technique is being used (simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification)? How can you tell? The clouds were low and hairy in the skies.What technique is being used (simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification)? How can you tell? If you were only one inch tall, youd ride a worm to school.

/ The teardrop of a crying ant would be your swimming pool.What technique is being used (simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification)? How can you tell? The tabloids screamed insults at celebrities What technique is being used (simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification)? How can you tell? Name And the stars shall not look down / From their high thrones in the Heaven, What technique is being used (simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification)? How can you tell? Now, Banjo, I know mamma wants me, / And so I must bid you good-bye! What technique is being used (simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification)? How can you tell? GOD says to me with a kind / of smile, Hey how would you like / to be God awhile and steer the world? / Okay, says I, Ill give it a try, What technique is being used (simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification)? How can you tell? Dandruff left a thick layer / like freshly fallen snow on his shoulders What technique is being used (simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification)? How can you tell? 10.Abandoned warehouses and rundown apartments were the skeletons of the old city What technique is being used (simile, metaphor, hyn)? How can you tell? Name Answers Simile.Similes compare two different things by using like, as, or than.Here, children are compared with roots of a tree.

Simile.

Similes compare two different things by using like, as, or than.Here, the swarm of bees is compared to the night sky.

Hyperbole.Hyperbole is the use of exaggeration.

Here, the quality of the low-hanging clouds is being exaggerated.

Hyperbole.

Hyperbole is the use of exaggeration.Here, size is being exaggerated with humorous everyday examples.

Personification.Personification is a device which gives human qualities to non-living things.Here, tabloids scream at the readers.

Personification.Personification is a device which gives human qualities to non-living things.Here, stars are seated on high thrones, and can look down on whatever is below.

Personification.Personification is a device which gives human qualities to non-living things.Here, the speaker refers to a banjo as if it were a person.

Metaphor.

Metaphors are analogies between two separate things or ideas.Here, the concept of a boat is linked to the world.

Simile.Similes compare two different things by using like, as, or than.

Here, dandruff is compared to snow.

Metaphor.Metaphors are analogies between two separate things or ideas.Here, the warehouses and apartments are being compared with skeletons..

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