ERIC Number: EJ279389
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Figurative Language: How is It Used in Basal Readings?
Valeri, Maria; Smith, Edwin H.
Reading Horizons, v23 n3 p170-74 Spr 1983
Finds that the most common type of figurative language in fourth- and sixth-grade basal readers is personification. Overall, the most commonly used figures of speech are: personification; animal, sense, and inanimate metaphors; and hyperbole. (FL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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