Creative Writing examples

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1.
1 point
Choose the example of personification below:
2.
2 points
In the excerpt below, the narrator uses a simile to describe inner feelings. How is that feeling best described?

"My heart thudded louder than a herd of rampaging elephants."
3.
4 points
Explain why the author uses repetition of imagery in the introduction and conclusion to create a continuation of events?

Introduction:
The sunlight pushed through the soft, silky transparent curtains which covered the large glistering window glass. The light filled the tiny old- fashioned hotel room, bouncing off the white rough textured walls and heading back again.

Conclusion:
The sun began to descend behind the puffy cotton-candy-like-clouds. The weak rays of the sun filtered through the curtains once again. They bounced of the white rough textured walls, cradled me with their soft glow and took me in my dreams on yet another journey.
4.
3 points
Which three creative writing devices have been used in the following text:

The sunlight pushed through the soft, silky transparent curtains which covered the large glistering window glass. The light filled the tiny old- fashioned hotel room, bouncing off the white rough textured walls and heading back again.
5.
1 point
Choose the example of a simile below:
6.
3 points
In the excerpt below, why do you think the author chose to describe the lamp as "delicate"?

I flew down the stairs, skipping two steps at a time, and jumped over the last three ones, landing with a thud. The whole basement shook, and the delicate lamp swung on its wire. I froze still and watched the lamp swing, holding my breath as my heart thudded louder than a group of rampaging elephants.
7.
1 point
Choose the example of onomatopoeia below:
8.
1 point
Choose the example of a twist below:
9.
1 point
Choose the example of sound imagery below:
10.
1 point
Choose the example of a repetition below:
11.
1 point
Choose the example of visual imagery below:
12.
1 point
Choose the example of imagery linked to taste below:
13.
1 point
Choose the example of imagery linked to touch below:
14.
5 points
Use the excerpt below to argue the following: Does the friend realise how important he is to the narrator?
(1.Include a topic argument, 2. elaboration of topic argument, 3. example quote, 4. interpretation, 5. elaboration of interpretation) BONUS 2 MARKS for good grammar)

"He had always been my best friend and sometimes perhaps my only friend. I looked back at all the good times. I remember how we played soldiers all day long every single weekend visiting each other’s house. Now I laugh at the small fights we had when we were kids, that felt like the biggest problems in the universe. I look at all these times with glee and realize how important he has always been: the one to rely on. I am not sure that he realises how important he is."
15.
1 point
Choose the example of imagery linked to smell below:
16.
3 points
Which three creative writing devices are emphasised in the following text?

My stomach grumbled like thunder as I dragged myself after my family down the cool deserted hotel corridor. The smell of freshly baked bread flowed into my nostrils and made my stomach flip, when we entered through the smooth new polished kitchen doors.
17.
1 point
Choose the example of alliteration below:
18.
1 point
Choose the example of symbolism below:
19.
1 point
Choose the example of irony below:
20.
1 point
Choose the example of a metaphor below: