Figurative Language Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Comparison using like or as
Comparison NOT using like or as
Giving human characteristics to animals or inanimate objects
The use of words that imitate sounds: crash, bang, hiss, splat
Two contradictory ideas side by side: jumbo shrimp or cruel kindness
An obvious and intentional exaggeration not meant to be taken seriously.
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical, cultural, literary or political significance.
A set expression or phrase that is not meant to be interpreted literally: Every cloud has a silver lining.
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.
Concrete objects that represent abstract ideas, feelings, or thoughts
The repetition of consonant sounds in the beginning of words: nodded, nearly, napping
Words are used in such a way that their intended meaning is different from the actual meaning of the words
A play on words
The presentation of something as being smaller, worse, or less important than it actually is
The use of irony to mock or convey contempt.
sarcasm, irony, simile, personification, pun, metaphor, onomatopoeia, idiom, understatement, imagery, symbolism, oxymoron, hyperbole, allusion, alliteration

figurative language Word Search

figurative language Word Search
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Word Search
Description

personification
personifacation
onomatopoeia
alliteration
assonance
symbolism
hyperbole
oxymoron
metaphor
analogy
simile
simile
idiom
irony
pun

figurative language Crossword

figurative language Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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

Figurative Language Bingo

Figurative Language Bingo
Type
Bingo Cards
Description

Figurative Language
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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Figurative Language Crossword Puzzle

Figurative Language Crossword Puzzle
Type
Crossword
Description

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

Figurative Language & Other Literary Devices Crossword

Figurative Language & Other Literary Devices Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Comparison of 2 unlike things using "like" or "as"
Comparison of 2 unlike things without "like" or "as"
Bestowing human qualities on inanimate objects
Exaggeration used for effect
An expression that should not be taken literally
Humorous play on words
A mental picture
Use of language that appeals to the senses
Use of words that mimic the sounds they represent
Brief popular saying
Figure of speech made up of contradictory terms
Antonym of "hyperbole"
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
Implied meaning of a word
Dictionary meaning of a word
Nonstandard form of a language
Conversation between 2 or more characters.
A tall ___ uses many unbelievable elements.
Meat and ___ are homonyms

Literary Terms and Devices Vocabulary 2 Crossword

Literary Terms and Devices Vocabulary 2 Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

The extra sense that the word implies
The dictionary definition of the word;the literary meaning
A reference to a well-know work of literature,art,music
The repetition of a letter or sound at the beginning of an adjacent or closely connected words syllables
Creating a ''special effect''by repeating a sound or word
A feeling of uncertainty or dread about what will happen next in a literary piece
A humorous way of using a word or phrase so that more than one meaning is suggested
A repetition of similar sounding words occurring at the end of lines in poems or songs
The use of one thing to stand for another or represent another
The use of vivid to create a picture in the reader's mind
A figure of speech that compares two unlike things using ''like'' or ''as''
A figure of speech that compares two things that are not alike but have something in common without using ''like'' or ''as''
The close placement having opposite or near opposite meanings in order to create a unique description
A word or phrase that imitates a sound or action
The use of extreme exaggeration, usually with humor
A saying or figure of speech that can't be literary translated
A comparison that shows a relation ship between two things
Occurs when the exact opposite of what is meant to happen, happens
An expresión that is personal, jeering, and intend to hurt and relates to verbal irony

Figurative Language Terms Crossword

Figurative Language Terms Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

a group of lines in a poem
poets use these to convey a meaning beyond the ordinary meaning
the way poems are written and may or may not be sentences
words or phrases that appeal to the five senses
comparison that does not use like or as
describes an animal or object with human qualities
comparison using like or as
the narrator of the poem
poets use this to reinforce a poem's meaning and mood
use of rhyming words within a single line of poetry
repeating of words, phrases or lines in a poem
the use of words whose sounds suggest their meaning
use of rhymes at the end of the lines
The pattern created by stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry
Repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
The pattern the end rhyme creates
Repition of sounds at the end of the words
How the writing makes the reader feel
Exaggeration
A phrase or expression that is overused
A word or phrase that means something other than what is acually being said
A play on words, double meaning, or pronounciation
Reference to another person, place, event, literary work, etc.
A comparison between two things, typically on the basis of their structure and for the purpose of explanation or clarification
Arrangement and relationship of the parts of a piece of writing

Figures of Speech Word Search

Figures of Speech Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

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

75 Literary Terms, Elements, & Devices Word Search

75 Literary Terms, Elements, & Devices  Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

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 Devices Crossword

Literary Devices Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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