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Literary Words Crossword

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A comparison between two or more unlike things NOT using like or as. Metaphor
A comparison between two unlike things using like or as. Simile
Giving a non-human object, human characteristics. Personification
An extreme exaggeration Hyperbole
Use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities Symbolism
An expression that won'te be understood by the meaning of its words. Idiom
An indirect reference to something well known that the reader is supposed to understand without having it explained. Allusion
DIfferent Abnormal
Show feelings of superiority; patronizing Condescending
Descriptive language and details authors use to create images for the words. Imagery

poetry Word Search

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Description

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 Crossword

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Description

repeated consonant sound alliteration
an expression cliche
represents a sound onomatopoeia
not literal idiom
used in the opposite of the speakers thoughts irony
compares two unlike things metaphor
compares two or more things using like or as simile
metaphor giving distinct human qualities personification
bold words that stand out hyperbole
Identity or similarity in sound between internal vowels assonance
A figure of speech in which one word or phrase is substituted for another with which it's closely associated Metonymy
similar sense or sound of different words Pun
makes a situation seem less important or serious than it is. Understatement
which a part is used to represent the whole synecdoche
incongruous or contradictory terms appear side by side. Oxymoron
appears to contradict itself Paradox
rhetorical strategy of describing something indirectly by referring to things around it. Metonymy
an inoffensive term for one considered offensively explicit Euphemism
phrase at the beginning of successive clauses or verses Anaphora
an affirmative is expressed by negating its opposite Litotes

Parts of Speech and Figurative Language Word Search

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Word Search
Description

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

vocab crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Makes a comparison without using like or as. metaphor
Makes a comparison using like or as. simile
Giving human qualities/ characteristics to non human objects or animals. personification
An extreme exaggeration hyperbole
Using an object to represent another object or idea. symbolism
An expression that cannot be understood by the meaning of its words. idiom
An indirect reference to do something well known that the reader is supposed to understand without having it explained to them. allusion
descriptive language and details authors use to create images for the reader. imagery
Deviating from what is normal or usual, typically in a way that is undesirable or worrying. abnormal
Having or showing a feeling of patronizing superiority. Condescending

Elements of Poetry Crossword

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Description

the beat created by a poems pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables rhythm
emphasized when the syllable is spoken stressed syllable
not emphasized when the syllable is spoken unstressed syllable
the repetition of sounds at the ends of words, as in pool, rule, and fool rhyme
a group of lines that work together to express a central idea stanza
like a narrator of a story, this is the voice of the poem speaker
the use of any element of language - a sound, word, phrase, or sentence - more than once repetition
the repetition of similar consonant sounds at the beginnings of words alliteration
the use of words to imitate sounds onomatopoeia
the feelings and associations a word evokes in people connotation
the dictionary definition of a word denotation
a writer's attitude toward his or her subject tone
language that appeals to the five senses of sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch imagery
writing or speech that is not meant to be taken literally figurative language
compares two unlike things using the words like or as simile
compares two unlike things without using the words like or as metaphor
gives human qualities to something that is not human personification
is an extreme exaggeration hyperbole
the message or insight about life the poem conveys theme
a poem that tells a story in verse narrative
a poem that expresses the thoughts and feelings of a single speaker, often in highly musical verses lyric
a poem that is shaped to look like its subject concrete
a Japanese form of poetry about nature, made up of three lines. the first and third lines have 5 syllables, the second line has 7 haiku
a humorous, rhyming five-line poem with a specific rhythm and pattern of rhyme limerick
a poem that does not have a strict structure, regular rhythm, or pattern of rhyme free verse

Vocab Crossword

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a literary device that repeats the same words or phrases a few times to make an idea clearer and more memorable. Repetition
correspondence of sound between words or the ending of words, especially when these are used at the ends of lines of poetry. rhyme
used to convey something that is different from the literal meaning. Figurative language
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable. metaphor
a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind. simile
giving a non-human like thing, traits and characteristics of a human. Personification
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally. hyperbole
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words. alliteration
using figurative language to present objects, actions and ideas in such a way that appeals to our physical senses. imagery
a group of lines forming the basic recurring metrical unit in a poem; a verse. stanza
a mark or character used as a conventional representation of an object, function or process. symbol
the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named. onomatopoeia
in poetry, the repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthong in non rhyming stressed syllables near enough to each other for the echo be discernible. assonance
a strong, regular, repeated pattern of movement or sound. rhythm
a poet's deliberate pattern of lines that rhyme with other lines in a poem or stanza. rhyme scheme

Poetry Forms Crossword

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Description

a comparison using is or was metaphor
using like or as simile
uses a flow and beat throughout the poem rhythm
repetition of sounds and syllables rhyme
a object, colour, place used to represent deeper ideas symbolism
imitates the sound an object or action makes onomatopoeia
non-human things personification
go Buy some Butter Alliteration
you are as Dead as a Dodo assonance
once clever saying cliche
words that influence you or make you emotional emotive words
hinting future themes e.g. your going to die foreshadowing
overstatement or exaggeration hyperbole
saying one thing but meaning another e.g. we're friends irony
a statement with further meaning "if you look deeply, she's shallow" paradox
imitating poem in a humorous meaning parody
ridiculing a subject satire

English Terms Word Search

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Description

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

Poetry Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Colburn Rules
Miss Harriger is Awesome
Line
Mood
Tone
Imagery
Sound Devices
Assonance
Metaphor
Alliteration
Elements
Onomatopoeia
Allusion
Form
Speaker
Idiom
Hyperbole
Theme
Point of View
Personification
Simile
Symbol
Rythm
Rhyme