Type
Crossword
Description

something that is mean cruelty
physics, biology, chemistry science
pay back revenge
a sudden moment of realisation anagnorisis
a short quotation or saying at the beginning of a book or chapter epigraph
principles concerning the distinction between right and wrong or good and bad behaviour morality
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning allegory
contrast between two things that are or are represented as being opposed or entirely different dichotomy
a fatal flaw leading to the downfall of a tragic hero or heroine hamartia
the process of releasing, and thereby providing relief from, strong or repressed emotions catharsis
an instance of opposition or contrast between two concepts or two aspects of something duality
excessive pride or self-confidence hubris
feelings of pity and sorrow for someone else's misfortune sympathy
punishment inflicted on someone as vengeance for a wrong or criminal act retribution
the practice of claiming to have higher standards hypocrisy

Greek theater crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the god of the grape harvest, Dionysus
a group of three related novels, plays, films, operas, or albums. Trilogy
where the audience of a Greek tragedy sat to view the performance. Theatron
the process of making something spiritually or ceremonially clean. Purification
relating to or believing in a religion. religious
a fatal flaw leading to the downfall of a tragic hero or heroine Hamartia
excessive pride or self-confidence. hubris
sudden and striking Dramatic
the process of releasing, and thereby providing relief from, strong or repressed emotions. catharsis
causing or characterized by extreme distress or sorrow. tragic
the state of being united or joined as a whole. unity
the indefinite continued progress of existence and events in the past, present, and future regarded as a whole. time
a particular position or point in space. place
a person or thing that is being discussed, described, or dealt with. subject
a person who carries a message or is employed to carry messages. messenger
has an y chromsosome male
a large organized group of singers, especially one that performs together with an orchestra or opera company. chorus
a person who writes plays. playwright
an event in which people compete for supremacy in a sport, activity, or particular quality. contest
mark, fault, or other imperfection that mars a substance or object. flaw

Drama Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A character is seen by the audience while remaining hidden from fellow actors. concealment
An introduction to a play Prologue
A literary art form that recreates human life and emotions. drama
Usually the main character in a tragedy; of noble birth or great influence, but has a flaw or weakness that leads to his downfall. tragic hero
A part of plot containing a series of conflicts and decisions by the characters, usually in the second act (rising action). complication
an object that stands for something else. symbolism
clues that suggest what might happen later in the plot foreshadow
When the audience knows something that the characters do not dramatic irony
the central idea, message, or one of the main ideas underlying a literary work. theme
The method a writer uses to develop the personality of a character; includes direct statements, appearance, dialect, thoughts characterization
A feeling of sympathy and deep sorrow for the misfortunes of others. Greek word for "suffering." pathos
A drama or literary work in which the main character is brought to ruin or suffers extreme sorrow tragedy
A struggle between two opposing forces:man vs man, man vs nature; man vs self (can be internal or external conflict) conflict
Statement or situation that seems to be a contradiction but reveals a truth paradox
personality characteristic that helps lead to a character's downfall) tragic flaw
a momentous tragic event, a violent ending in the final act of a tragic play catastrophe
A character whose qualities contrast with those of another character. A writer might use a foil to emphasize or de-emphasize another character’s traits. foil
A character’s remark, either to the audience or to another character that others on stage are not supposed to hear. Its purpose is to reveal the character’s private thoughts. aside
A single person speaking alone– with or without an audience. monologue
A speech that a character gives when he or she is alone on stage. Its purpose is to let the audience know what the character is thinking. This is a type of monologue. Soliloquy

Ap Lang Missed Rhetorical Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

ommiting conjunctions between words or phrases Asyndeton
parallel structure in reverse order Chiasmus
contrasting of opposing ideas in adjacent phrases or sentences Antithesis
character used symbolically to represent an abstract quality Allegory
arranged clearly and understandably coherence
repetition at the beginning of lines for effect Anaphora
a general truth Aphorism
similarity or comparison between two things Analogy
grammatical unit containing both noun and verb clause
good speech Euphemism
having the primary aim of teaching Didactic
term describes tradtions for each genre Generic conventions
one or more questions are asked and answered by the same speaker Hypophora
the name of one object is subsitute for one that is closely associated Metonymy
a point in which it is affirmed by negating the opposite; special form of understatement Litotes
telling a story or account narrative
a statement or phrase that has contradictory ideas but lends some truth Paradox
the sentence that directly expresses the author's opinion, purpose, meaning, and postion. thesis
central idea or message of the work theme
word or phrase that links different ideas transition
deductive reasoning syllogism
ironic minimizing of a fact, making something less significant than it really is understatement

Art Terminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a strong cloth used for painting Canvas
artwork made by pasting pieces of paper to a flat surface Collage
the art of making plans Architecture
an arrangement primary colors to create new colors Color Wheel
the placement of 2 opposites side by side Contrast
frame used to support a canvas Easel
area in composition where the emphasis is greatest Focal Point
refers to a common name found on the color wheel Hue
things that look flat Two-Dimensional
hidden symbolic meaning Allegory
hand-made object that represents a culture or period Artifact
change of color from one tone to another Blending
character studies that exaggerate one or more features Caricature
natural forms changed by geometrical reduction Cubism
the illusion of space in a picture plane depth
the order of line, form, color, value, texture, and space in an arrangement design
the order of line, form, color, value, texture, and space in an arrangement free-form
things that look, or are, solid three-dimensional
work of art created to go with a story or other kinds of work in print illustration
a style of painting that represent the effects of sunlight on color impressionism

Dramatic Elements Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

an introduction or preface especially a poem recited to introduce the play prologue
a character is talking to him/herself on stage, allowing the audience access to his/her thoughts soliloquy
a long speech by one character to another monologue
character briefly talks to himself or another characters so others cannot hear aside
a humorous character or incident in a serious litrary work, especially a tragedy, to relieve tension comic relief
an instruction in the script to indicate actions stage directions
the place and time of events setting
part of play delivered by dramatic elements act
a part of an act delivered by change of setting or character scene
tells of the downfall of a tragic hero Tragedy
someone of noble birth or great fame whose tragic flaw causes him/her to have a downfall and learn from the consequences tragic hero
a flaw in the tragic hero of a tragedy that brings the hero to ruin or sorrow hamartia

Play Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An imitation of a serious action which will arouse pity and fear in the viewer Tregedy
Tragic Hero's downfall, or tragic flaw Hamartia
Displays arrogance or pride which causes the hero's transgression against the Gods Hubris
A character intended to provide a contrast to another character emphasizing a hero's strength and weakness Foil
Recognition or discovery on the part of the hero; change from ignorance to knowledge Anagnorisis
The audience's awareness of things that the character(s) do not know Dramatic Irony
A long speech when a character speaks directly to another character(s) Monologue
A long speech in which a character is alone and speaks their innermost thoughts Soliloquy
When a character says something to the audience that the other characters are not supposed to hear Aside
Group of performers whose function is to comment on the action Chorus
Leader of the chorus Choragus
Opening song Parados
Divided Scene Odes
The final scene Exodus
Disastrous conclusion that usually involves multiple deaths Catastrophe

Figurative Language Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A group of lines in a poem stanza
poets use these to convey a meaning beyond the ordinary meaning figurativelanguage
the way poems are written and may or many not be sentences lines
words or phrases that appeal to the five senses imagery
comparison that does not use like or as metaphor
describes an animal or object with human qualitites personification
comparison using like or as simile
the narrator of the poem speaker
poets use this to reinforce a poem's meaning and mood rhythm
use of rhyming words within a single line of poetry internalrhyme
repeating of words, phrases or lines in a poem repifition
the use of words whose sounds suggest their meaning onomatopoeia
use of rhymes at the end of the lines endrhyme
the pattern created by stressed and unstressed syllales in a line of poetry meter
repeition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words alliteration
the pattern the end rhyme creates rhymescheme
repetition of sounds at the end of the words rhyme
how the writing makes the reader feel mood
exaggeration hyperbole
a phrase or expression that is overused cliche
a word or phrase that means something other than what is actually being said idiom
a play on a words double meaning or pronunciation pun
reference to another person, place, event, literary work, etc. allusion
a comparison between two things, typically on the basis of their structure and for the purpose of explanantion or clarification analogy
arrangement and relaionship of the parts of a piece of writing structure

Oedipus the King Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

ARISTOTLE
TIRESIAS
THEBES
PRIEST
PERIPETEIA
OEDIPUS
NEMESIS
MESSENGER
CHORUS LEADER
LAIUS
JOCASTA
HUBRIS
HAMARTIA
CREON
CORINTHIAN
CHORUS
CATHARSIS
ANAGNORISIS

Poetic Devices Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Makes a comparison between two things using "like" or "as". Similie
An extended form of metaphor in which objects, persons and actions in a narrative are equated with meanings that lie outside of the narrative itself. Allegory
Same or similar vowel sounds. Assonance
When two words are placed side by side that contradict one another. Oxymoron
Statement that seems to be a contradiction but on some level is true. Paradox
When something is exaggerated. Hyperbole
Mental pictures, specific and vivid descriptions of visible objects and scenes. Imagery
Using an image to represent an idea or belief. Symbol
Giving human characteristics to something that is inanimate. Personification
Compares two different things without using a word of comparison, such as "like" or "as". Metaphor
The use of words that sound very much like the noise they name. Onomatopoeia
A figure of speech that makes brief reference to a historical or literary figure, event or object. Allusion
A figure of speech in which someone or something is directly addressed even though they are not present. Apostrophe
The final consonants in a word agree but the vowels that precede them differ. Consonance
In a situation, there is a difference between what is expected and what actually happens. Irony
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words. Alliteration

Aristotle's Tragedies Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Greek philosopher who set out a famous definition of Tragedy in his work 'The Poetics' (9) ARISTOTLE
The point where a character has a moment of insight and recognises the truth of a situation, uncovers another character's identity or comes to a realization about himself (11) ANAGNORISIS
A reversal of fortune or turning point, such as the downfall of the protagonist (10) PERIPETEIA
Inciting feelings of pity and fear in an audience, and then purging these emotions to relieve emotional tensions (9) CATHARSIS
A frailty, error or act performed by the hero that inevitably causes his downfall, death or retribution. Also referred to as the hero's tragic flaw (9) HARMARTIA
A protagonist who enjoys high reputation and prosperity, but is cursed by fate for downfall, suffering or defeat, and possesses a tragic flaw (6,4) TRAGICHERO
The most important feature of an Aristolean Tragedy, without the action from this there cannot be a tragedy (4) PLOT
The second most important feature of an Aristolean Tragedy, which can be used to express qualities (9) CHARACTER
The composition of the lines that are recited, it is a feature of Aristolean tragedies that deals with how things are said (7) DICTION
A feature of Aristolean tragedies that deals with what is said, it is the power of saying whatever can and should be said at each moment of the plot (7) THOUGHT
The staging or scenic effect of the play (9) SPECTACLE
Musical accompaniment that blends in with the play appropriately (6) MELODY
A group of people who come onstage to interpret and narrate parts of the plot for the audience, in Greek tragedies they sang and danced (6) CHORUS
There must be _____ of plot, and there also can be _____ of place and time. If there is, then one complete action takes place, there is one main focus, one location and the play happens in a limited timeframe (5) UNITY