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Literary Devices Crossword

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

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

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poetry Word Search

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This word search contains the following answers:

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

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figures of speech Crossword

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

she is like a bird in water simile
he is bull seeing red metaphor
Three grey geese in a green field grazing Alliteration
It's hot and it's monotonous. Assonance
It was so cold, I saw polar bears wearing hats and jackets. hyperbole
he passed away euphemism
he large dog said, “Bow-wow!” onomatopoeia
Santa’s helpers are known as subordinate Clauses. pun
Rub someone the wrong way idiom
I now pronounce you man and wife Cliché
a car got stolen outside a police station yesterday irony
Earth is full. Go home sarcasm

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STAAR Vocabulary Word Search

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This word search contains the following answers:

onomatopoeia
chronologicalorder
rhymescheme
simile
idiom
free verse
props
playwright
summary
drama
comical
hyperbole
alliteration
stagedirections
personification
conflict
flashback
theme
metaphor
dialogue

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English Terms Word Search

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This word search contains the following answers:

alliteration
antagonist
aside
characterization
conflict
critique
dialogue
flashback
hyperbole
irony
metaphor
monologue
oxymoron
parallelism
paraphrase
personification
plot
protagonist
simile
summary
theme

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Poetic Terms Word Search

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This word search contains the following answers:

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

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figurative language Crossword

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

a comparison between two unlike things. metaphor
use of words that sounds like the objects or actions onomatopoeia
When something is said and is actually the opposite of what is meant irony
brief indirect reference to a person, place, or thing. allusion
comparison between two things in order to highlight similarity. analogy
A part is used to represent the whole, or whole of the part. synecdoche
Repetition of the same letter at the beginning of words. Alliteration
Repetition of vowel sounds. Assonance
Contradictory statements beside one another. oxymoron
Play on words Pun
Comparison using like or as Simile
Repetition of a word or phrase at beginning of clauses Anaphora
extreme exaggeration hyperbole
Giving human qualities to an animal or object personification
Softer word, substituted for a harsher word. Euphemism
Contradictory statement which actually makes sense or contains some truth. paradox

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75 Literary Terms, Elements, & Devices Word Search

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This word search contains the following answers:

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

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Act prep Word Search

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This word search contains the following answers:

theme
synopsis
simile
rhetorical
personification
parody
parable
onomatopoeia
metaphor
malapropism
linking verb
irony
infinitive
imagery
idiom
hyperbole
gerund
fallacy
colloquialism
cliche
circumlocution
archaism
appositive
alliteration
antecedent
ambiguity
Allegory

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Language Features Word Search

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This word search contains the following answers:

informal
formal
pronouns
sensory
imagery
descriptive
persuasive
rhetorical
preposition
repetition
adjective
noun
adverb
verb
connective
personification
hyperbole
alliteration
metaphor
simile
onomatopoeia

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