This 2 page worksheet has three parts. In the first part students match twelve examples of Figurative Language to their respective definitions; the examples are the ones E. A. Poe employs in "The Pit and the Pendulum:" personification, parallel structure, metaphor, oxymoron, irony, symbolism, alliteration, onomatopoeia, repetition, contrast, simile, classical allusion. In the second part, students identify the type of figurative language in sentences with clues boldfaced; they use the same choices from the word bank. Part 3 contains 30 quoted phrases, clauses or sentences from the story, and the students identify the fig. lang. examples in them. This can be used as homework or as an in-class assignment. A KEY is provided.