Poetry Crossword Puzzle
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stanza
rhyme
lyricpoem
meter
rhythm
feet
figurativelanguage
hyperbole
metaphor
simile
alliteration
consonance
assonance
elegy
ode
freeverse
poetry
narrativepoem
dramaticpoem
personification
theme

poetry Word Search

poetry Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

figurative language
personification
internal rhyme
onomatopoeia
alliteration
enjambment
consonance
apostrophe
hyperbole
assonance
metaphor
allusion
litotes
anapest
couplet
paradox
caesura
speaker
Imagery
dactyl
octave
simile
tanka
tone
mood

Poetic Terms Word Search

Poetic Terms Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

Personification
Onomatopoeia
Alliteration
Rhyme Scheme
Consonance
Slant Rhyme
Eye Rhyme
Free Verse
Line Break
Repetition
Tone Shift
Assonance
Hyperbole
Metaphor
Symbolism
Allusion
Imagery
Refrain
Ballad
Couplet
Rhythm
Speaker
Haiku
Poetry
Simile
Sonnet
Stanza
Lyric
Meter
Theme
Epic
Mood
Tone

Poetic Devices Crossword

Poetic Devices Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

A narrative poem concerning a serious topic, usually containing heroic deeds or actions
A poem expressing personal thoughts or feelings
A poem that tells a story
A poem having no rhyme or regular meter
A rhyme occuring at the end of a poem's lines
A rhyme not occurring at the ends of a poem's lines
A specific rhyme pattern that repeats in a poem
The sharing of similar sounds in words
The repetition of beginning constanant sounds
An over exaggeration
A comparison between two objects using the words "like" or "as"
The use of words to represent or recreate sounds
Giving human characteristics or nature to non-human things
A comparison between two objects that doesn't use the words "like" or "as"
The repetition of specific consonant sounds
The repetition of specific vowel sounds
The dictionary definition of a word
The implications of a word beyond the dictionary definition
The overall topic or idea of a poem

Literary Devices Crossword

Literary Devices Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Repetition of a beginning sound for effect.
Reference to a well known character or event from history, literature etc.
Repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthong. Ex: belt, felt
Reassurance of similar sounds especially consonants. Ex: pitter, patter.
A positive statement expressed by negating its opposite expressions.
a long narrative poem about someone who does heroic deeds. Ex: The Oddessy
Language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that is different from the literal interpretation.
Poetry that is free from limitations of regular meter or rhythm and does not rhyme with fixed forms.
Extreme Exaggeration.
Phrase or word stating one unlike thing is another
Words that imitate sound.
Giving human qualities to inanimate objects.
Repeats same word or phrase to make idea more clear
Correspondence of sound between the words or the endings of words especially when these are at the ends of lines of poetry.
Comparing two unlike things using 'like' or 'as'
The person telling the story. (Not to be confused with author)
A group of lines forming the basic reassuring metrical unit in a poem; a verse,
Mental Picture created by the way the author writes
Story poem or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one. Ex: Animal Farm
Phrase so overused it lost its original meaning.
The use of humor, irony exaggeration or ridicule to expose and criticize peoples stupidity or vices. Ex: Animal Farm

Poetry Crossword Puzzle

Poetry Crossword Puzzle
Type
Crossword
Description

daisy duck went down the ditch
figure of speech in which things are compared
my shoes are talking
a group of lines in a poem
a central message
a writing or a speech meant to be understood imaginatively instead of literally
my love is a such that rivers can not quench
Sandra is nothing like Jenny
a regular rhythmic pattern
expresses emotions of a speaker
Daisy got marries so Ben wouldn't have to get burried
genre of a literature characterized by imaginativly language
lyric poem with a serious theme
she was a sweet angel , god now has her company
" because i could not stop for death.."
repetition of constanant sounds
pattern of beats or stresses in a line or verses

POETRY TERMS Word Search

POETRY TERMS Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

figurative language
iambic pentameter
sensory details
personification
narrative poem
rhyme scheme
onomatopoeia
alliteration
repetition
lyric poem
free verse
symbolism
assonance
metaphor
speaker
imagery
stanza
simile
poetry
rhyme
ode

Poetry Terms Word Search

Poetry Terms  Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

figurative language
iambic pentameter
sensory details
personification
narrative poem
rhyme scheme
onamatopoeia
alliteration
repetition
lyric poem
free verse
symbolism
hyperbole
assonance
metaphor
speaker
imagery
stanza
simile
poetry
rhyme
ode

75 Literary Terms, Elements, & Devices Word Search

75 Literary Terms, Elements, & Devices  Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

Figurative Language
Characterization
Personification
In Medias Res
Juxtaposition
Point Of View
Turning Point
Alliteration
Onomatopoeia
Polyayndeton
Parallelism
Protagonist
Antagonist
Antithesis
Colloquial
consonance
Foreshadow
Stereotype
Synecdoche
Archetype
Assonance
Hyperbole
Soliloquy
Structure
Allusion
Narrator
Quatrain
Trochaic
Caesura
Conceit
Couplet
Dialect
Diction
Imagery
Litotes
Parable
Persona
Sarcasm
Similes
Speaker
Tragedy
Iambic
Jargon
Rhythm
Satire
Stanza
Syntax
Fable
Irony
Meter
Motif
Rhyme
Theme
Mood
Plot
Tone
Ode

Poetry Terms Crossword

Poetry Terms Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Language that is used imaginatively, rather than literally, to express ideas or feelings in new ways.
Make comparisons between dissimilar things.
use like or as to compare two unlike things.
Speak of one thing in terms of another, as in, “All the world’s a stage.”
gives human traits to nonhuman things.
A descriptive language that creates vivid impressions. These images are developed through sensory language.
Provides details related to sight, sound, taste, touch, smell, and movement.
Used to achieve a musical quality.
the pattern created by stressed and unstressed syllables of words in a sequence.
A pattern of rhythm.
The repetition of identical sounds in the last syllable of words.
A pattern of rhyme at the ends of lines.
Initial rhyme is the repetition of the initial consonant sounds of words.
Vowel rhyme – the repetition of vowel sounds in nearby words.
The repetition of consonants within nearby words in which the preceding vowels differ, as in the words milk and walk.
Tells a story and has a plot, characters, and a setting.
A long narrative poem about the feats of gods or heroes.
A songlike narrative that has short stanzas and a refrain.
Tells a story using a character’s own thoughts or spoken statements.
Express the feelings of a single speaker. The most common type of poem in modern literature.
A verse form with three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables.
A verse form with five unrhymed lines of five, seven, five, seven, and seven syllables.
Has neither a set pattern of rhythm nor rhyme.
A fourteen-line lyric poem with formal patterns of rhyme, rhythm, and line structure.

Poetry Terms Word Search

Poetry Terms  Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

Personification
Onomatopoeia
Rhyme scheme
Lyric poetry
Alliteration
Blank verse
Free verse
Enjambment
Consonance
Symbolism
Assonance
End rhyme
Hyperbole
Metaphor
Purpose
Imagery
Poetry
Rhythm
Sonnet
Simile
Stanza
Ballad
Meter
Theme
Style
Verse
Idiom
Haiku
Tone
Form
Ode