Type
Crossword
Description

ex. Atticus Finch from To Kill a Mockingbird def. does not change throughout the work and the reader's knowledge of that character does not grow. Static Character
ex. The good guy turns bad because of the action that happened in the plot def. undergoes some kind of change because of the action in the plot/changing. dynamic character
ex. Juliet's mother in Romeo and Juliet def. embodies 1 or 2 qualities, ideas, or traits that are not developed. Sometimes not recognized as stock characters, show stereotypes. Becomes types rather than individuals flat character
ex. the main character goes through the same hardships a person today might go through def. complex, multidimensional, and developed characters that often display the inconsistecies and internal conflicts found in most real people round character
ex. The narrator is no longer trusted because of how they compromised themselves def. A narrator whose credibility has been seriously compromised unreliable narrator
def. through or across ex. diary dia
def. speak ex. dictate dict
def. take away ex. distract dis
def. give ex. abandon don
def. in ex. embroidery em
def. (adj.) stubborn; holding fast to a belief or goal syn: impatient ant: patient tenacious
def. (n) Resentment based on a feeling of having been injured syn: angry ant: Happy umbrage
def.(n) A variation or change from what is normal or right syn: different ant: same aberration
def. (adj) Shocked: terrified or amazed syn: surprised ant: calm aghast
def.(n) A name or title word used to identify a person or thing syn: stereotype ant: nameless appellation
def. (v) To perplex or confuse syn: distract ant: inform bewilder
def. (n) a thing that is owned syn: property ant: stolen chattel
def.(adj) thinking poorly of; scornful or disdainful syn: misjudgement ant: nice contemptuous
def.(adj) charming; having a sophisticated and attractive manner syn: delightful ant: unpleasant debonair
def.(v) To have a profound dislike or abhorrence for; hate syn: hateful ant: sympathetic detest

Unit 2 Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

(adj) ready for use, at hand available
(v) to satisfy the needs of, try to make things easy and pleasant cater
(adj) usual, expected, routine customary
(v) to persuade not to do something dissuade
(n) a person who starts up and takes on the risk of a business entrepreneur
(n) a piece of burning wood; a troublemaker; an extremely energentic or emotional person firebrand
(n) risk, peril; (v) to expose to danger or harm; to gamble hazard
(n) the killing of one person by another homicide
(n) a lack of interest or concern indifference
(adj) filled with resentment or anger over something unjust, unworthy, or mean indignant
(adj) absolutely necessary, not to be neglected indispensable
(v) to apply oil or grease; to make smooth, slippery, or easier to use lubricate
(adj) shared, felt, or shown equally by two or more mutual
(v) to throw a stream of things; to strike successively; to hurry pelt
(n) an easily spread disease causing a large number of deaths; a widespread evil; (v) to annoy or bother plague
(adj, part) balanced, suspended; calm, controlled; ready for action poised
(n) a government in power; a form or system of rule or management; a period of rule regime
(v) to make slow, delay, hold back retard
(adj) allowing light to pass through; easily recognized or understood; easily seen through or detected transparent
(adj) wholly unharmed, not injured unscathed

Short Story Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The person who tells the story Narrator
The relationship of the narrator to the story Point of View
Story is told by a character referred to a "I". Reader see's things through that character's eyes First Person
The narrator is someone outside of the story, and relates the thoughts of only 1 character. "he or she" Third Limited
The narrator see's into the minds of multiple character's Omniscient
The sequence of events in a story Plot
Person, animal, or imaginary creature in a literary work. Character
Grow and change during a story Dynamic
Remains the same throughout the story. Static
Central struggle between opposite forces in the story. Conflict
When a character struggles against an outside force. External Conflict
Struggle within the mind of the character. Internal Conflict
Main Message of a story. Theme
Time and place in which the story takes place. Settting
Beginning of the plot which introduces the characters, setting, and situation Exposition

Literary Terms Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a struggle between two opposing force conflict
the narrator is a character within the story that tells it as if it happened to him/her personally. The character is an active part of the story 1st personsubjective
time and place; mood and tone setting
in the middle of things; told with flashbacks in medias res
the foundation of a short story plot
told in chronological order from beginning to end chronological order
The process by which the writer reveals the personality of a character characterization
short in length; can be read in one sitting; fictional short story
whatever created the problem in the story antagonist
The point the author makes with his story theme
character changes at some point in the story dynamic
the narrator is a minor character, is in the story, but not of the story 1stpersonobjective
the narrator tells what one character says, does and thinks 3rdpersonlimited
the narrator tells what the characters say and do only 3rdpersonobjective
character does not change static
final outcome or conclusion of a story. resolution
The central character that drives the action. Must solve the problem protagonist
the narrator tells what the characters say, do, and think 3rdpersonomniscient
a character who appears so often in literature that his or her nature is immediately familiar stereotyped character

Story Elements Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the problem in a story conflict
the "bad guy" in a story antagonist
the time and place a story occurs setting
the author's message to the reader theme
part of the story that introduces the characters, setting, and conflict exposition
the action in the story plot
this kind of character changes because of the story's events dynamic
the turning point of the story climax
the final end of the story resolution
the "good guy" in the story protagonist
part of the story where the author ties up loose ends falling action
a struggle in the story conflict
the kind of character that stays the same throughout the story static
the development of the story rising action
the main person, animal, or object in a story character
where and when the story takes place setting
events that lead to the end of a story falling action
this message can be stated directly or implied theme
part of story where the conflict is solved resolution
the highest point of interest in a story climax
explains the basics of a story exposition
this struggle can be internal or external conflict
the sequence of events in a story plot
one who opposes the main character antagonist
the character does not change static
an example of internal conflict Man vs. Himself

Romeo and Juliet Crossword: Act III

Type
Crossword
Description

Regard with disgust and hatred (v.) Abhors
Difficulty;misfortune (n.) Adversity
Pain or suffering, or something that causes it (n.) Affliction
Rising high; directing ones hopes or ambition toward achieving something Aspired
Related to; concerning or applicable to (tr. v.) Appertaining
Tricked or deceived; charmed or enchanted, sometimes in a deceptive way (v.) Beguiled
Habitually associate with someone, typically with the disapproval of others (v.) Consort
A person's inherent qualities of mind and character (v.) Disposition
Fluent or persuasive speaking or writing (n.) Eloquence
Filled with a feeling of love for; having a liking for (v.) Enamored
To banish; to for someone from his country (v.) Exile
Changeable; changing frequently, especially as regards one's loyalties, interest, or affection (adj.) Fickle
Prove more powerful than opposing forces; be victorious (v.) Prevails
Too long, slow, or dull: tiresome or monotonous (adj.) Tedious
Great sorrow or distress; trouble (n.) Woe
Miserable; in a very unhappy or unfortunate state (adj.) Wretched

Literary Devices Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Romeo and Juliet Literary Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A chapter in a play that covers a large block of action. Ex. Act 1,2,3,4 Act
Memorized formal speech that is a separate section of literary work. Ex. The proluge before act 1, starting the play Prologue
A 14 line poem that rhymes Sonnet
Two consecutive lines that rhyme at the end of a poem. Ex. “aa” Couplet
Placing two very different characters side by side to accentuate their different personalities Foil
Two things being compared. Ex. Love is smoke made with the fumes of sighs Metaphor
A reference made to something well known. Ex. Showing roaline Allusion
“Out of date” language. Ex. One fairer than my love Archaic language
Two things that are being compared. Ex. Is love a tender thing Simile
A play on words with a double meaning Pun
Words spoken by a character in an undertone not intended to be heard by other characters on stage Aside
Four poetic lines in rhyme every other line Quatrain
A first a seemingly contradictory statement and yet perhaps true. Ex. My only love sprung from my only hate Paradox
A long uninterrupted speech spoken in the presence of others. Ex. It is the east and the Juliet is the sun... Monologue
Words that have a meaning that s different than its literal interpretation Figurative language
Thee reason for characters behavior. Ex. To turn your households rancor to pure love Motivation
An adjective or phrase of descriptive characters Epithet
An after speaks out our to himself. Ex. The clock struck nine when I did send the nurse... Soliloquy
The highest point in the story. Ex. Romeo and Juliet had 3 climax points Climax
The explanation of background information Exposition
The plot structure of literary work. Ex. Falling action and resolution Dramatic structure
1 line of poetry with 10 syllables. Ex. I pray thee good mer cu dtio let’s retire Iambic pentameter
What is true about the human nature. Theme
A stat of anxiety. Ex. Juliet’s father tells her she must marry Paris or he will silence her Suspense
Unrhymed iambic pentameter Blank verse
A figure of speech. Oxymoron
A use of hints or clues for future events that will accur later in the plot Foreshadowing
When the audience understands more than a character on the stage Dramatics irony
A character who changes Dynamic character

Vocab Units 5-8 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

(def) marked by honor, courtesy, and courage CHIVALROUS
(ant) clumsy, awkward, bungling, inept DEFT
(def) to tear up by the roots; to destroy totally EXTIRPATE
(def) a difference; a lack of agreement DISCREPANCY
We could tell he was ___ when he stood in the corner and did not talk to anyone DIFFIDENT
(syn) roomy, spacious COMMODIOUS
(syn) old, feeble, worn-out DECREPIT
(def) of great size VOLUMINOUS
Alex proved to be ___ when the teacher found test answers scribbled on his arm REPREHENSIBLE
The options for the buffet were very ___ so it was difficult to decide what to eat MULTIFARIOUS
(ant) timely, convenient, opportune INOPPORTUNE
(def) considered beforehand, deliberately planned PREMEDITATED
He was for sure a ___ when he reminded us to follow the rules MARTINET
(def) eating away gradually CORROSIVE
(syn) swing, shake BRANDISH
(syn) unbeatable, invincible INDOMITABLE
They ___ slowly because they did not want to walk through the door. PLODDED
She proved to be a ___ when she started doing good to others. BENEFACTOR
(def) deprived of the necessities of life; lacking in DESTITUTE
(ant) happy, light, not depressing SOMBER
(syn) disorderly, riotous, violent TURBULENT
Being assigned partners in history made them realize how ___ they are, so they decided to hang out some time. COMPATIBLE
(syn) strong dislike ANIMOSITY
After he left the group, it was clear he was a ____. RENEGADE
(ant) harshness, cruelty, severity CLEMENCY
There was a ___ of easter eggs, so we had to go to the store and buy more. DEARTH
We ___ on our journey to the mountains. EMBARKED
(def) easily done or attained; superficial FACILE
(def) genuine, sincere UNFEIGNED
(def) extremely severe or harmful in its effects VIRTULENT

Types of Literature and Literary Device Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

literature that is widely acknowledged as having outstanding or enduring qualities classic
a category of literature characterized by similarities in form, style, or subject matter. genre
a type of short story that features folklore or fantasy type characters. fairy tale
a fictional story which often tells about science and technology of the future. science fiction
is a fiction story that uses magic or other supernatural elements in the plot, theme, or setting. fantasy
an attitude a writer takes toward the subject of a work, the characters in it, or the audience, revealed through diction, figurative language, and organization. tone
the spoken or written account of a story narrative
tells the who, what, when, where, and how. exposition
popular stories that convey a moral or lesson employing animals that act like humans and live in a world of wonder and magic. folktale
stories that teach a moral or lesson about life using animals with human characteristics fable
stories based on tradition or legend, which have deep symbolic meaning to convey a "truth" myth
a semi-true story that has been passed on from person to person, and has important meaning or symbolism for the culture in which it originates. legend
an exaggeration of an actual event. tall tale
genre of literature in which vices, follies, abuses, and shortcomings are held up to ridicule. satire
a literary genre that deliberately exaggerates for comic effect. parody
a scene that interrupts the normal chronological sequence of events in a story to depict something that happened at an earlier time. flashback
the expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite. irony
a figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes. personification
a vantage point from which the writer tells a story. point of view
deliberately suggesting 2 or more different and sometimes conflicting meanings in a work. ambiguity
comparison made between 2 things to show how they are alike. analogy
opponent who struggles against or blocks the hero of the story. antagonist
is a word or phrase that has become lifeless because of overuse. cliche
the struggle between opposing forces or characters in a story. conflict
the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in the plot. foreshadowing
an atmosphere created by a writers' diction and the details selected. mood
the series of related events in a story. plot
a fixed idea or conception of a character or idea which does not allow for any individuality. stereotype

Literary Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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