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Figurative Language Crossword

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Comparison using like or as Simile
Comparison NOT using like or as Metaphor
Giving human characteristics to animals or inanimate objects Personification
The use of words that imitate sounds: crash, bang, hiss, splat Onomatopoeia
Two contradictory ideas side by side: jumbo shrimp or cruel kindness Oxymoron
An obvious and intentional exaggeration not meant to be taken seriously. Hyperbole
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical, cultural, literary or political significance. Allusion
A set expression or phrase that is not meant to be interpreted literally: Every cloud has a silver lining. Idiom
Writing or speech that appeals to one or more of the five senses-sight, sound, smell, taste,and touch. This language creates word pictures, or images. Imagery
Concrete objects that represent abstract ideas, feelings, or thoughts Symbolism
The repetition of consonant sounds in the beginning of words: nodded, nearly, napping Alliteration
Words are used in such a way that their intended meaning is different from the actual meaning of the words Irony
A play on words Pun
The presentation of something as being smaller, worse, or less important than it actually is Understatement
The use of irony to mock or convey contempt. Sarcasm
sarcasm, irony, simile, personification, pun, metaphor, onomatopoeia, idiom, understatement, imagery, symbolism, oxymoron, hyperbole, allusion, alliteration Figurative Language

Figures of Speech Word Search

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Description

Euphemism
Oxymoron
Antithesis
Understatment
Synedoche
Pun
Personification
Paradox
Onomatopoeia
Metonymy
Simile
Metaphor
Irony
Hyperbole
Assonance
Alliteration
Anaphora

Figurative Language Bingo

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Irony
Mythological Allusion
Biblical Allusion
Personification
Literary Allusion
A Pun
hyperbole
onomatopoeia
phrase
alliteration
idiom
simile
metaphor
oxymoron
cliche
understatement
imagery
symbolism
rhyme
poetry
assonance
apostrophe
paradox

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POETRY TERMS Word Search

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

Parts of Speech and Figurative Language Word Search

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metaphor
synecdoche
personification
allusion
idiom
euphemism
alliteration
simile
paradox
oxymoron
anaphora
hyperbole
pun
irony
onomatopoeia
analogy
assonance
verb
noun
adverb
adjective
Proper noun

figurative language Crossword

Type
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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

75 Literary Terms, Elements, & Devices Word Search

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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

poetry Word Search

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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

Figurative Language Terms Word Search

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Description

point of view
narrator
symbolism
denotation
connotation
end rhyme
rhyme
antagonist
protagonist
foreshadowing
conflict
tone
mood
theme
setting
exposition
rising action
plot
climax
imagery
Oxymoron
Pun
Personification
Adjective
Hyperbole
Onomatopoeia
interal rhyme
alliteration
metaphor
similie

Figurative language Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

You're my light metaphor
She was as cute as a monkey Simile
The old floor yelled as I was walking on it personification
I weigh a thousand pounds. hyperbole
BOOM! Onomatopoeia
I was slightly wounded at work. Euphemism
Being free is honestly inspiring. Assonance
I am nobody Paradox
Justice for you, justice for me, justice for all. Anaphora
Lindsay liked the licorice at the lovely store. Alliteration
The world hated the little old man. Synecdoche
The pencil has a point. Pun
The life of the little girl has been bitter sweet. Oxymoron
You're bad, like Bonnie and Clyde. Allusion
The construction worker needs to build him a home Irony
an apple connects with snow white as the beast connects with Beauty. Analogy