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Copyright © 2010 Study Island - All rights reserved. Generation Date: 04/15/2010 Generated By: Marjorie Nolan Figurative Language Burger Reality The patties fly one by one. Chuck flips them with care; he rescues them in the air. Tonight, he is on a battlefield: red burgers, his fallen soldiers, fight the fire. His armor is the brave spatula— glistening with grease. Chuck stands two feet away from the wall where his picture frame lies still, reflecting the flames and sweating with the steam: Chuck in his baseball uniform fifteen, and rescuing his high school team. Tonight, the spatula is not his bat and the flying patties don't substitute the lost-forgotten-haunting dream. 1. Read the second stanza of the poem. What type of figurative language does the author use to describe the spatula? A. hyperbole B. onomatopoeia C. alliteration
D. personification 2. Which of these lines from the above poem is an example of personification A. "Tonight, the spatula is not his bat" B. "red burgers, his fallen soldiers, fight the fire" C. "fifteen, and rescuing his high school team" D. "Chuck stands two feet away from the wall" Searching by A. Gautam Perhaps inside the dark corners of the shades hardly searched, it hides the softest pangs. I search in the chinrest. It is dry and warm, marked by the cheekbones. Where is the reservoir? Where are the tears of its weeping? The bridge of my heart lies in its four strings— somewhat weakened by time, but still whole.
I bend to its bow— stooping like an old woman's back. Tuning is just a beginning. I seek in my violin my songs and my meaning. A. the cheekbones B. dark corners C. the violin D. old woman's back Vicky stared at the mirror for longer than usual. She normally took hours to get ready for school, bu wear a hat, a scarf, or big sunglasses to hide the ugly invasion. Of course, there were other things she beautiful no matter what. She looked out of the window and saw the sale sign on her lawn. It looked forced on the ground an knew each day would bring a surprise. At six thirty, Mrs. Littleton, the neighbor jogged past her lawn as He was holding a candy bar—Vicky's favorite kind. Suddenly, the zit seemed to grow larger. Vicky found herself wondering about her life without Bobb already in the kitchen talking to her mom and dad. The sound of their laughter echoed all the way up t
A. the sale sign B. the lawn C. the zit D. the candy bar 5. A. a new beginning. B. the sale of the house. C. problems of teens. D. changing things. 6.
A. freedom B. beauty C. vanity D. youth My Cell Phone The glowing blue screen dazzles my eyes; My fingers caress the tiny keys; I catch myself listening for the cheerful ring at all times, in all places; It never goes beyond my reach— to lose it would be to lose touch with all those I long to see; The words scrolling across the screen are the voices of my loved ones emerging out of a two inch screen.

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