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A Christmas Carol Figurative Language Practice


In this resource, your students will identify and analyze different types of figurative language in the novella A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.

There are three parts to this activity:

Multiple Choice (12 questions)

Matching (14 questions)

Open-Ended (6 questions)

Students will cover the following literary devices: parallelism, symbolism, metaphor, simile, personification, hyperbole, and onomatopoeia.

Throughout this lesson, students will determine the type of figurative language used, its literal meaning, and explain the significance and impact of Dickens’s words. Students can work in pairs, groups, or independently on this activity.

This resource includes a ready to print copy (pdf) as well as editable copy (word document). The answer key is also included!

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