Literary Terms Word Search
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Characterization
Personification
Alliteration
In Medias Res
Juxtaposition
Onomatopoeia
Polyayndeton
Antithesis
consonance
Foreshadow
Parallelism
Protagonist
Antagonist
Archetype
Colloquial
Figurative
Synecdoche
Allusion
Assonance
Hyperbole
Language
Narrator
Quatrain
Caesura
Conceit
Dialect
Diction
Imagery
Litotes
Parable
Persona
Couplet
Iambic
Jargon
Irony
Meter
Motif
Rhyme
Stanza
Fable
Tone
Mood
Ode

75 Literary Terms, Elements, & Devices Word Search

75 Literary Terms, Elements, & Devices  Word Search
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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

Literary Terms Word Search

Literary Terms Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

figurative language
juxtaposition
alliteration
protagonist
parallelism
stereotype
foreshadow
antagonist
antithesis
colloquial
apostrophe
consonance
symbolism
soliloquy
archetype
structure
anaphora
oxymoron
allegory
quatrain
trochaic
paradox
caesura
couplet
jargon

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 Devices & Literary Terms Word Search

Poetic Devices & Literary Terms  Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

Figurative language
Personification
Alliteration
Onomatopoeia
Polysyndeton
Apostrophe
Colloquial
Consonance
Assonance
Asyndeton
Hyperbole
Allusion
Anaphora
Metaphor
Oxymoron
Quatrain
Trochaic
Caesura
Conceit
Couplet
Diction
Imagery
Speaker
Iambic
Litote
Rhythm
Simile
Stanza
Meter
Rhyme
Theme
Mood
Time
Ode

1-20 Literary Word Terms Puzzle Crossword

1-20 Literary Word Terms Puzzle Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

How the author presents the story to a reader; second person, first person, third person
Message of the story; the big idea
The choice of words by the writer/author
Figure of speech which depends on a non-literal meaning of the words used. ex; simile, metaphor
Figure of speech that makes a comparison using words "like" or "as"
Brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical, cultural, literary, or political significance.
Parts of the sentence are grammatically the same or similar in construction
One long syllable followed by a short syllable
Having two successful lines that rhyme in a verse
"not so awkward" pause in the middle of a line of poetry
A recurring element that holds a symbolic meaning/significance in a story
Comparing two unlikely things in a clever way
Using large groups to refer to a smaller group or vice versa
a literary technique that is lyrical in nature, but not very lengthy
Illustrating one or more lessons/principles in an instructive way
The person telling the story and setting the point of view
Includes animals, legendary creatures, plants, inanimate objects or forces of nature to show a moral lesson
Person who is understood to be speaking
Literal definition of a word
Developing characters and creating images of the characters for the readers

Cameron's literary device puzzle Crossword

Cameron's literary device puzzle Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

literary technique in which conjunctions are used repeatedly in quick succession, with no comas
into the middle of a narrative In medias
writer gives an advance hint of what is to come later in the story
absence of a conjunction between parts of a sentence
contrary to expectations, existing belief or perceived opinion
a break between within a metrical foot
two lines of verse normally in the same meter and joined by a rhyme which forms a unit
kind of a metaphor that compares two very unlike things in a surprising or clever way
two opposite ideas are put together in a sentence to achieve a contrasting effect
the use of word referring to or replacing a word used earlier in a sentence
writer gives an advance hint of what is to come later in the story
picture description or imitation of a person or thing in which certain striking characteristics are exaggerated
act of speaking one's thoughts aloud
stanza of four lines
contains unaccented and short syllables followed by a long and accented syllables in a single line of poem
a figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the whole or vice versa
form of poetry such as sonnet or elegy, read in ways poets praise people, natural scenes and abstract ideas
substitution of the name of an attribute or
the repetition of the sound of a vowel in non-rhyming stressed syllables
repetitive sounds produced by consonants within a sentence or phrase
character which stands in opposition of the protagonist or the main character
not formal or literary ; slang
basic metrical unit called a foot consisting of two syllables
act of speaking one’s thoughts aloud
speaker indirectly addresses someone or something that isn’t present in the poem

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

Poetic Devices and Literary Terms Crossword Puzzle

Poetic Devices and Literary Terms Crossword Puzzle
Type
Crossword
Description

the central idea, topic, or point of a story, essay, or narrative
the word choice and phrasing in any written or spoken text
words or phrases that has other meaning(s) than it's normal definition
the comparison of two things using the words "like" or "as"
a reference to something; when a writer mentions some other work, or refers to an earlier part of the current work
a verse or poem written in trochees
two successive rhyming lines in a verse and has the same meter to form a complete thought
a pause in a line of poetry that is formed by the rhythms of natural speech rather than by metrics
an extended metaphor with a complex logic that governs a poetic passage or entire poem
a form of poetry such as sonnet or elegy; a literary technique that is lyrical in nature, but not very lengthy
the voice behind the poem - the person we imagine to be saying the thing out loud
the use of over-exaggeration for the purpose of creating emphasis or being humorous, but it is not intended to be taken literally
two or more words in a phrase or line of poetry that share the same beginning sound
a word, which imitates the natural sounds of a thing
employs an understatement by using double negatives or, in other words, positive statement is expressed by negating its opposite expressions
a stylistic device in which several coordinating conjunctions are used in succession in order to achieve an artistic effect
when a thing, an idea, or an animal is given human attributes
the repetition of a vowel sound or diphthong in non-rhyming words
the deliberate repetition of the first part of the sentence in order to achieve an artistic effect
a division of four or more lines having a fixed length, meter, or rhyming scheme
repetitive sounds produced by consonants within a sentence or phrase
a literary element that evokes certain feelings or vibes in readers through words and descriptions
informal words, phrases, or even slang in a piece of writing
implicit, implied,or hidden comparisons between two things that are unrelated, but which share some common characteristics
a figure of speech in which two opposite ideas are joined to create an effect
the repetiton of the same or similar sounds that occurs in two or more words, usually at the end of lines in poems or songs
when a poen consists of foots containing unaccented and short syllables followed by a long and accented syllable in a single line of a poem
a verse with four lines, or even a full poem containing four lines, having an independent and separate theme
a literary device that demonstrates the long and short patterns through stressed and unstressed syllables, particularly in verse form
a figure of speech sometimes represented by exclamation "O"
a stylistic device used in literature and poetry to intentionally eliminate conjunctions between the phrases and in the sentence, yet maintain the grammatical accuracy
a statement that appears to be self-contadictory or silly but may include a latent truth
an attitude of a writer toward a subject or an audience
the use of figurative language to represent objects, actions, and ideas in such a way thag it appeals to our physical senses
a unit of rhythm in poetry, the pattern of the beats; a foot

literary devices Crossword

literary devices Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

literary device which can be defined as the resolution of the issue  of a complicated plot in fiction.
a word, which imitates the natural sounds of a thing. It creates a sound effect that mimics the thing described, making the description more expressive and interesting.
a literary device where words are used in quick succession and begin with letters belonging to the same sound group. Whether it is the consonant sound or a specific vowel group, the alliteration involves creating a repetition of similar sounds in the sentence.
literary device wherein the author uses specific words and phrases that exaggerate and overemphasize the basic crux of the statement in order to produce a grander, more noticeable effect.
usually refers to the sequence of events and happenings that make up a story. Speaker:In writing, the speaker is the voice that speaks behind the scene
literary device that is used step by step in literature to highlight and explain the details about a character in a story.
the actual definition of the word rather than the nuances of its meaning or the feelings it implies
It can be defined in a literary work as a voice or an assumed role of a character, which represents the thoughts of a writer, or a specific person the writer wants to present as his mouthpiece.
:In literature, it is described as a didactic lesson given through some sort of animal story
figure of speech, which presents a short story, typically with a moral lesson at the end.
a lyrical stanza written in praise for a person, event, or thing. The form developed in Ancient Greece and had a very specific and elaborate structure involving three parts known as the strophe, antistrophe, and epode.
The person telling the story who may or may not be a character in the story.
literary devices that uses a part of something to refer to the whole or vice versa. It is somewhat rhetorical in nature, where the entire object is represented by way of a fraction of it or a fraction of the object is symbolized by the whole
extended metaphor in a poem
any element, subject, idea or concept that is constantly present through the entire body of literature. Using a motif refers to the repetition of a specific theme dominating the literary work
One such pause is known as “caesura,” which is a rhythmical pause in a poetic line or a sentence
literary device which can be defined as having two successive rhyming lines in a verse and has the same meter to form a complete thought. It is marked by a usual rhythm, rhyme scheme and incorporation of specific utterances  
Because each foot consists of two syllables, the trochaic is known as a duple meter.
the use of components in a sentence that are grammatically the same; or similar in their construction, sound, meaning, or meter. Parallelism examples are found in literary works as well as in ordinary conversations.
a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical, cultural, literary or political significance
figure of speech that makes a comparison, showing similarities between two different things. Unlike a metaphor, a simile draws resemblance with the help of the words “like” or “as.”
any figure of speech which depends on a non-literal meaning of some or all of the words used.
the distinctive tone or tenor of an author’s writings. Diction is not just a writer's choice of words it can include the mood, attitude, dialect and style of writing.
an enduring pattern or motif throughout the literary work, occurring in a complex, long winding manner or it can be short and succinct and provide a certain insight into the story.
perspective of which a story is told

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