CAHSEE ELA 9.4 Ambiguities. Which of the following is not an example of symbolism?
|CAHSEE ELA: Reading||Ambiguities|
|Word Analysis||Literal/Figurative Meanings and Derivations|
Yeah, uh... not those.
A symbol is something that represents something else.
So... consider the answer set and we'll make a little table...
...because we probably really miss math problems and stuff that looks like this:
Hm...One of these things is not like the other...
So here the things symbolized in A, B and C are all figurative representations.
In other words, they might make us THINK of something else, but they aren't ACTUALLY
A fire IS hot. It's the only choice that's... literal.
So the answer is D -- fire.
As in, "Darn hot."