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Identifying Literary Devices in Hiawatha and "William Sycamore" Flashcards--Set #5

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#1

What literary device appears in the following: "Saw the earliest flower of Spring-time,/Saw the Beauty of the Spring-time."

 

 

 

 

 

 

#2

What literary technique appears in the following: "Came the Spring with all it splendor/Sang the bluebird and the robin"

 

 

 

 

 

 

#3

What meter is Hiawatha written in?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#4

What literary devices appear in the following: "White his hair was as a snow-drift"?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#5

What literary device appears in the following: "Taller than the tallest tree-tops!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

#6

What literary technique appears in the following: "Till I lost my boyhood, and found my wife"?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#7

What literary device appears in the following: "And I sowed my sons like the apple-seed"?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#8

What literary device appears in the following: "The letter that told it burned my hand"?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#9

What literary technique appears in the following: "And some remember a white, starched lap/And a ewer with silver handles;/But I remember a coonskin cap/And the smell of bayberry candles."?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#10

What literary devices appear in the following: "They were right, tight boys, never sulky or slow."?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#11

What literary device appears in the following: "With a tall green fir for her doctor grave"?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#12

What kind of poem is Benet's "William Sycamore"?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#13

What literary devices appear in the following: "A woman straight as a hunting knife"?