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Literary Device Not Used

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Follow the link to read the first chapter of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s work Half of a Yellow Sun made available on "The New York Times" website). Read the whole chapter, then answer the questions. Excerpts specific to each question are included in the question.

Ugwu entered the kitchen cautiously, placing one foot slowly after the other. When he saw the white thing, almost as tall as he was, he knew it was the fridge. His aunt had told him about it. A cold barn, she had said, that kept food from going bad. He opened it and gasped as the cool air rushed into his face. Oranges, bread, beer, soft drinks: many things in packets and cans were arranged on different levels and, and on the topmost, a roasted shimmering chicken, whole but for a leg. Ugwu reached out and touched the chicken. The fridge breathed heavily in his ears. He touched the chicken again and licked his finger before he yanked the other leg off, eating it until he had only the cracked, sucked pieces of bones left in his hand. (pg 3)

Which literary device is not used in the following excerpt:

A

Imagery.

B

Personification.

C

Allusion.

D

Metaphor.

E

Alliteration.