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New Vocabulary:
1. gaped- to stare with the
mouth open.
2. moor- a tract of open, rolling wastland.
3. resonant- intensified.
4. perilous- dangerous.
5. inevitably- certain to happen.
6. conciliatory- make friendly.
7. malevolence- state of being.
8. petulant- to rush at.

 

Literary Devices:

Personification: The skies were a gentle light blue.

Simile: The face swung like a pendulum.

Alliteration: The sunny skies smiled.

Metaphor: Still on high land, he could see two fields away the roofs of Caradog Prichard’s farm, and nearby a grey-white knot of sheep and figures of  men.

Hyperbole: Horror exploded in Will’s brain.

 

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Reading Standard 3.7

Give five examples of literary devices (simile, metaphor, hyperbole, alliteration, symbolism, personification, etc.) from the story.

Reading Standard

List eight words you learned and their definitions.
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Literary Devices