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Type: Multiple-Choice
Category: Plays
Level: Grade 7
Author: Shaina81
Created: 4 years ago

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Grade 7 Plays

In this quote from "Pygmalion,"
"LIZA: Y-e-e-e-es, Lord love you! Why should she die of influenza? She come through diphtheria right enough the year before. I saw her with my own eyes. Fairly blue with it, she was. They all thought she was dead; but my father he kept ladling gin down her throat til she came to so sudden that she bit the bowl off the spoon."
The way the word 'yes' is drawn out for dramatic effect is an example of what literary device?
  1. Dialect
  2. Metaphor
  3. Simile
  4. Hyperbole
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