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Can shape a persons life. storys
This is the way Kote got his reputation Rumors
Had the most influence on Kote because of her beauty. Denna
Kote learned to be this figuratively ever since he was a small child. actor
Kotes protector. bast
This event changed Kotes life forevor. murder
Used in place of money at the university. blood
Used to tell whether an object was a demon or not. iron
This person is the one that asked Kote to tell him his life story. chronicler
Fire breathing, herbivorous mythical dragon. dracccus

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Literary Terms Crossword

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literary reference to a familiar thing allusion
conflict with another character Charactervscharacter
the turning point in a story (comes after the rising action) climax
comparison of two or more similar objects analogy
author's own account of his/her own life autobiography
story of a person's life written by someone else biography
the problem; something vs. something else conflict
stretching the truth exaggeration
the begining of a story exposition
kind of writing that explains something expository
category or type (of literature) genre
the lesson of a story theme
person telling the story narrator
words or phrases that convey the opposite meaning or expected outcome irony
problem from INSIDE of a person internal conflict
main character of the story protagonist
sequence of events in a story plot
the author's attitude toward the subject of a work tone
group of lines forming a unit in a poem stanza
point of view in which the reader knows all thoughts, feelings, and actions of all the characters omnicient

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Othello Crossword Puzzle

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A venetian soldier and Desdemona's father. Brabantio
Desdemona’s friend and servant Emilia
A nobleman of most hereditary rank Duke
What city is Cassio originally from? Florence
Where does Act 1 take place? Venice
Throughout the play Iago is referred to as Honest
Othello said Desdemona fell in love with him for his Stories
What is known to be Othello’s tragic flaw Jealousy
First quality of a tragic hero Nobility
Strategy Iago used to persuade Othello’s actions Manipulation
“Excellent wretch!” (3.3.90) What literary device does Othello use in this quotation? Oxymoron
What is the word that Othello repeated in his speech during the climax. Farewell
Cassio’s weakness which Iago takes advantage of to get him into a fight with Roderigo and makes him lose his job. Drinking
Othello leaves Venice to go to Cyrus to fight who? Turks
How Desdemona ends up getting killed. Smothered
When a character is alone speaking his/her thoughts aloud regardless of anyone who could be listening. Soliloquy
In this play Othello is known as the Tragic hero
Method in which Brabantio accuses Othello of using to get Desdemona to fall in love with him. Bewitching
After the fight between Cassio and Roderigo, Cassio was only concerned about one thing Reputation
“And when I love thee not, Chaos is come again.” (3.3.90) What literary device does Othello use in this quotation? Allusion

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STAAR Reading Vocabulary Crossword

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A group of letters added to the beginning of a root word to change the meaning Prefix
A short statement that gives the main ideas of something that has been said or written Summary
What the reader can figure out about the story using context clues. Inference
A made-up story Fiction
A true story about a person's life Biography
A comparison of two things using like or as Simile
A comparison of two things WITHOUT using like or as Metaphor
The reason the writer wrote something Author's Purpose
This is another way to say "tell" Express
A story, or description of events Narrative
A fiction story that could NOT happen in real life Fantasy
A story passed down from generation to generation Folktale
One line of poetry Verse
A group of lines that look much like a paragraph Stanza
The moral of a story Theme
The specific style of writing is the story's... Genre
Pictures, maps, captions, graphic organizers...anything provided except the text Text Features
To come to a final decision based on facts Conclude
A word that has the opposite meaning of another word Antonym
The order of something Sequence

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Beowulf Crossword Puzzle

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discolored by bruising Livid
a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction honor
the ultimate agency predetermining the course of events Fate
adjectives that point out special traits of particular persons or things Stock Epithets
descriptive phrase or compound word that substitutes for a noun Kenning
praise, glorify, or honor Laud
long narrative poem Epic
a person related to another or others Kin
“But leave your battle-shields here, and your spears, / Let them lie waiting for the promises your words/ May make” Wulfgar
“I am old, now,/ But I will fight again, seek fame still…” Beowulf
“I was new to the throne, / Then, a young man ruling this wide / Kingdom and its golden city; Hergar…” Hrothgar
“-a king, before, but now / A beaten warrior.” narrator
“And death/ Would be better for them all, and for you, than the kind/ Of life you can lead, branded with disgrace!” Wiglaf
“I’d use no sword, no weapon, if this beast / Could be killed without it, crushed to death / Like Grendel, gripped in my hands and torn / Limb from limb.” Beowulf
“I’d rather burn myself than see/ Flames swirling around my lord.” Wiglaf
“Once more, and again twisted gold,/ Heaped-up ancient treasure, will reward you/ For the battle you win!” Hrothgar
“For hours he sank through the waves; / At last he saw the mud of the bottom.” Narrator
“I’d leave my armor to my son, / Now, if God had given me an heir, / A child born of my body, his life / Created from mine.” Beowulf
Where does the demonic creature live? Marshes
What value did Beowulf fight for that shows the values of the Anglo-Saxon period? Fame
“And he saw, / Hanging high above, a golden / _____, woven by the best of weavers / And beautiful.” Banner
“______, where his [Hrothgar] subjects congregate and make merry” Herot
“The ______ drove / Those demons out, and their exile was bitter, / Shut away from men; they split / into a thousand forms of evil --- spirits / And fiends, goblins, monsters, giants, / A  brood forever opposing the Lord’s / Will, and again and again defeated.” Almighty
“Ran out with their bodies,/ The blood dripping behind him, back/ To his ___, delighted with his night’s slaughter” Lair
“Then the Geats built the _____, as Beowulf/ Had asked, strong and tall, so sailors/ Could find it from far and wide;” Tower
Beowulf's uncle, _____, is the king of the Geats Higlac
Cain's descendant, _________, terrorizes the country Grendel
What trophy was taken as a result of the first battle? Arm
How many heirs did Beowulf have? Zero
Father of Hrothgar? Healfdane

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Vocabulary for Analyzing and Interpreting Literature Crossword

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This is the teller of the story. Narrator
This is a comparison of two unlike items that uses "like" or "as." Simile
This is the restatement of a written work that keeps the basic meaning of the original. paraphrase
This is a work of literature, especially a play, that results in catastrophe for the main character. tragedy
This is an exaggeration or overstatement. hyperbole
This is an arrangement of words in verse. It sometimes rhymes and expresses facts, emotions, or ideas in a more imaginative style than ordinary writing. poem
This is when an object or abstract idea is given human qualities. personification
This is a device where objects represent bigger, more significant ideas. symbolism
This is the point of view where one of the characters narrates the story. firstperson
These are images to help the reader see, hear, or feel things. These are details that appeal to the senses. imagery
This is an indirect reference to a familiar person, place, or event. allusion
This is a form of language that is characteristic of a particular place or group of people. dialect
This is writing that uses humor to ridicule or criticize individuals, ideas, or institutions in hopes of improving them. satire
This is a point of view where the author uses pronouns like "he" and "she" in telling the story. thirdperson
This is the main idea or lesson of a work. theme
This is the part of the plot where the conflict ends. resolution
This is a device that is used to share previous events that occurred before the story. flashback
This is a comparison of two unlike things that does not use "like" or "as." metaphor
This is a method of relating how two or more elements are similar. compare
This is a method of relating how two or more elements are different. contrast
This is the time or place in which a story unfolds. setting
This is a device used in literature that creates an expectation of later developments in the plot. foreshadowing
This is a brief comment delivered by an actor, which expresses the character's thoughts. It is not heard by other characters. aside
This is the main problem in a literary work. conflict

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Romeo and Juliet Crossword Puzzle Key

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This male is from the House of Capulet and he bites his thumb at people Sampson
This man is Romeo's cousin Benvolio
This Capulet kills Mercutio Tybalt
This man is a Capulet and he forces his daughter into marriage Lord Capulet
This Capulet lady has a daughter engaged to Paris Lady Capulet
This lord has a son who kills Tybalt Lord Montague
This lady dies of grief from her son's death Lady Montague
This Montague talks of fairies and dies because of Tybalt Mercutio
This Capulet is very talkitive and thinks Paris is a good suitor Nurse
This man comes up with the plan to reunite Romeo and Juliet Friar Laurence
This man was in charge of delivering the message of the plan to Romeo ( he failed to do so) Friar John
This person dies because he killed Mercutio Tybalt
This person's last request was to be laid with Juliet Paris
This Montague died of posion Romeo
This person died of a dagger wound Juliet
This person sold Romeo posion apothecary
This person has a name that rhymes with rinse Prince
This person can't read and asks Romeo for help servant

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"The Cask of Amontillado" Crossword

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Who is the author of "Cask of Amontillado" ? Edgar Allan Poe
When did Montresor tell his servants he would be back? Morning
How did the victim die ? Trapped
What is the name of the rare Spanish wine Montresor lures Fortunado with? Amontillado
What does "In pace requiescat" mean? Rest in Peace
What is the theme of this story? Revenge
“______ cannot tell Amontillado from Sherry” Luchresi
After reading the story, the reader may wonder if Montresor feels any_____ for his crime. Remorse
What was Fortunato’s weakness? Drinking
Fortunato’s name is ironic because it means______ in Spanish, Portuguese and Italian. Fortunate
When was this story published? 1846
Upon what did Fortunato pride himself ? Wine Connoisseur
What was Fortunado dressed as? Jester
What line the walls in the crypt? Bones
Montressor continues to keep offering to bring Fortunato back home but he_____. Refuses
As Montresor builds the layers of stone, how does Fortunato react? Laughs
The vibrations of the _____ caused Montressor to cease his labors after the fourth tier. Chains
What kind of narrator is Montresor ? Unreliable
Fortunato says “ The ____ is mere nothing; it will not kill me. I shall not die of a ____.” Cough
What is Montresor’s greatest talent? Deception
What genre of writing was Edgar Allan Poe famous for ? Mystery
Fortunato exclaims that Montresor is not part of the brotherhood known as the___? Masons
What caused Montresor’s anger and need for revenge upon Fortunato? Insult
What event is going on within the setting of story? Carnival Carnival
What was the relationship between Poe and his wife Virginia premarriage? Cousins Cousins

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Macbeth Act III Crossword Puzzle

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Who does Banquo suspect of killing Duncan? Macbeth
In addition to Banquo, Macbeth wants this person killed? Fleance
"I'm very afraid of him." To whom is Macbeth referring? Banquo
Macbeth feels as if his mind is full of this. scorpions
"Come night and blindfold the kindhearted day" is an example of this literary device. personification
Because the light went out, who escapes the murderers? Fleance
At the banquet, who is seated in Macbeth's chair? ghostofBanquo
Banquo's character serves as a _____________to Macbeth's character. foil
Lady Macbeth tells the guests Macbeth has had these since childhood. hallucinations
Macbeth has placed one of these in the home of each of the Lords. spy
Who refused to come to the banquet? Macduff
"We're still just beginners when it comes to crime" is an example of this literary device. foreshadowing
Who does Macbeth plan to go see to learn his destiny? witches
Goddess of Witchcraft Hecate
one of Macbeth's tragic flaws overconfidence
Hectate instructs the Weird Sisters to create a new _________ that will trick Macbeth. spell
This Scottish nobleman believes Macbeth is guilty of ALL the murders. Lennox
Whose birthright and throne did Macbeth steal? Malcolm
Who does Macduff ask to help him form an alliance to overthrow Macbeth? KingEdward
Who was unaware of the plan to kill Banquo? LadyMacbeth
Whose manhood does Macbeth question? murderers
"Banquo's safe?" is an example of this literary device. irony
Act III is the _________ of the play; Macbeth has reached his highest point and his downfall begins. climax
Macbeth is jealous of this person who sleeps well. Duncan
The repercussions of acting on ambition without moral constraint is one of the play's main ____________. themes
When Macbeth states, "I have walked so far into this river of blood....it would be hard to go back" he admits that he has reached the what? pointofnoreturn
With whom is Hectate angry? hags

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The Civil War Crossword

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The bloodiest day of the war. Antietam
The bloodiest battle of the Civil War. Gettysburg
Northern group. This group was lead by Abraham Lincoln. Union
The southern group whose leader was Jefferson Davis. Confederacy
Largest southern jail that help Union soldiers. Andersonville
General of the Confederacy Robert E. Lee
Battle that started the war. Fort Sumter
President of the United States during The Civil War. Abraham Lincoln
Commander of the Union at the end of the war. Ulysses S. Grant
Confederate's strategy. They would export cotton to other countries hoping to become allies. "King Cotton"
Northern strategy. The north would destroy the supplies and land of The South Anaconda Plan
Northern soldier, W.T Sherman, spread his army around the south and destroyed land and supplies. March To Sea
Largest cause of the Civil War. Union believed the south should not enslave people, while the south thought otherwise. Slavery
Compromise set to make the north and south happy by making CA a free state, but other states would now be open to slavery. a very strict fugitive slave act was set. GA Platform was created because of this compromise. Compromise of 1850
Compromise set where Missouri became a slave state and Maine a free state. Slavery would now not be allowed above the 36,30 line of latitude. Missouri Compromise
Belief on whether state's rights are more important than federal rights. The south was for this while the north was not. Sectionalism
People opposed to slavery Abolitionists
Northern economic system during the Civil War Industrial
Southern economic system during The Civil War Agricultural
Middle-class farmers. They usually owned less than 100 acres of land. Yeoman Farmers
People who owned no land and got by the best they could. About 1 in 10 Poor Whites
The North put tariffs on imported goods, forcing the south to buy goods from the north. SC was the first state to nullify this. Tariff of 1828

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To Kill a Mockingbird: Part I Crossword

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morphine addict MRS DUBOSE
highly respected housekeeper of Jem, Scout, and Atticus CALPURNIA
Aunt Alexandra's grandson and Scout's cousin FRANCIS HANCOCK
Boo Radley's real name ARTHUR RADLEY
The children use it to try to deliver a note to Boo FISHING POLE
Atticus describes them as animals EWELLS
The setting of this novel MAYCOMB ALABAMA
"a fur-trapping apothecary from Cornwall whose piety was exceeded only by his stinginess" SIMON FINCH
An uncared for house that everyone is scared of because of the stories they've been told RADLEY PLACE
A lawyer and father of Jem and Scout ATTICUS FINCH
Scout's young teacher from North Alabama MISS CAROLINE FISHER
New boy who visits for the summer and befriends Jem and Scout DILL
Dill's real name CHARLES BAKER HARRIS
Dill's aunt MISS RACHEL HAVERFORD
The town gossip MISS STEPHANIE CRAWFORD
Jem and Scout find mysterious gifts left here KNOTHOLE
She loves all of nature's beauties, but despises nut grass MISS MAUDIE
Believes Scout should wear dresses and play with tea sets AUNT ALEXANDRA
Atticus will defend his client, __________-, in court TOM ROBINSON
Atticus' brother, Scout's and Jem's uncle JACK
Aunt Alexandra's lazy husband UNCLE JIMMY
What Scout does to Francis PUNCH
Uncle Jack learns how to treat ____________ SCOUT
Mrs. Dubose's caregiver JESSIE
Scout learns to dislike SCHOOL
Jem looses his PANTS
Dill tells Atticus that he, Jem, and Scout were playing STRIP POKER
Visits the Finch home for lunch WALTER CUNNINGHAM
Jem and Scout are surprised to learn that Atticus is skilled with a GUN
Character call Tim Johnson a ______ MAD DOG
__________ destroys Miss Maudie's house FIRE
Scout's full name JEAN LOUISE FINCH
Nathan Radley adds this to the tree CEMENT

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