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The Tempest by William Shakespeare Act I Figurative Language & KEY

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This two page worksheet has 3 parts: Part 1 identifies 12 examples of figurative language Shakespeare uses in Act 1 of The Tempest, and students must match the example to the definition. (Parallel Structure Overstatement, Apostrophe, Alliteration, Metaphor, Simile, Classical Allusion, Personification, Synecdoche, Repetition, Contrast & Pun). In Part 2 the students match the same terms to examples of these 12 terms, and in Part 3 the students identify the figurative language used in direct quotations from the play. There are 30 quotations in Part 3. This can be used as homework or an in-class assignment. A two page ANSWER KEY is provided.
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