A Seprete Piece Vocabulary Crossword

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Dec 11, 2016
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Narrator and protagonist, He is thoughtful and intelligent with a competitive nature and a tendency to brood. Gene
Neither a narrator nor protagonist, yet central to the novel. Wild, acts above the rules. Finny
Literal meaning "lighting war" Battle tactic of an overwhelming attack. Blitzkrieg
Used to describe the effort needed to jump from the infamous tree into the water, without getting hurt. Prodigious
A condition in which there is no leadership and which results in chaos. Anarchy
Simply means comfort, somthing offered or given especially in a time of sadness or grief. Solace
An apt description of Finny, easy to get hurt. Vulnerable
Something is said or asked more than about the substance of the question. A question in which it does not require an answer. Rhetorical
Game created by Finny, Where he alters the rules suddenly to gain himself an advantage. Blitzball
Originated in the late 16th century from latin it means "peirced through" from the verd transfigere, from trans- "across" to figere "fix, fasten" Transfix
Rather formal, or antiquated word which simply means spacious or containing plenty of room Capacious
From old french deigmier (modern french daigner) from latin dignari " to deem worthy of, or fit to" Deign
Used to descride Finny's hair when he comes out of the water and his hair plastered rather crazily on his head. Droll
Refers in an odd good mood a person has before they die. Fey
Describes the enternaty of the exercise of the seniors go through. Insidious
Creating an intrest in someone to do something be flattering or deception. Inveigle
The way Gene felt on his first day at the school. Tacit
A wound or injury on a part of someone's body where it is permanently damaged. Maim
Synonymous of speck or particle, a tiny piece of a substance. Mote
A description of the characteristics of Brinker Salient
special words or expressions that are used by a particular profession or group and are difficult for others to understand. Jargon
humorous or emphatic effect Irony
2 things placed close together with contrasting effects. Juxtaposition
visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a literary work. Imagery
insulting, abusive, or highly critical language. Invective
an appeal to logic, and is a way of persuading an audience by reason. Logos
Figurative Language: He is the black sheep of the family. Metaphor
an appeal to ethics, and it is a means of convincing someone of the character or credibility of the persuader. Ethos
Figurative Language: as brave as lions. red like a rose. Simile
an appeal to emotion, and is a way of convincing an audience of an argument by creating an emotional response. Pathos
Figurative Language: BOOM!!! Drip. Onomatopoeia
figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction Oxymoron
is the repetition of the last word of a preceding clause. The word is used at the end of a sentence and then used again at the beginning of the next sentence. Anadiplosis
a thing or event that existed before or logically precedes another. Antecedent
the study of the origin of words and the way in which their meanings have changed throughout history. Etymology
the use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues. Satire
mental sharpness and inventiveness; keen intelligence. Wit
the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing Diction
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally. Hyperbole
a modulation of the voice expressing a particular feeling or mood. Tone

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Figurative Language Crossword Puzzle

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Oct 13, 2016
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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

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Poetry Terms Crossword

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Feb 3, 2017
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Language that is used imaginatively, rather than literally, to express ideas or feelings in new ways. FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE
Make comparisons between dissimilar things. FIGURES OF SPEECH
use like or as to compare two unlike things. SIMILIES
Speak of one thing in terms of another, as in, “All the world’s a stage.” METAPHORS
gives human traits to nonhuman things. PERSONIFICATION
A descriptive language that creates vivid impressions. These images are developed through sensory language. IMAGERY
Provides details related to sight, sound, taste, touch, smell, and movement. SENSORY LANGUAGE
Used to achieve a musical quality. SOUND DEVICES
the pattern created by stressed and unstressed syllables of words in a sequence. RHYTHM
A pattern of rhythm. METER
The repetition of identical sounds in the last syllable of words. RHYME
A pattern of rhyme at the ends of lines. RHYME SCHEME
Initial rhyme is the repetition of the initial consonant sounds of words. ALLITERATION
Vowel rhyme – the repetition of vowel sounds in nearby words. ASSONANCE
The repetition of consonants within nearby words in which the preceding vowels differ, as in the words milk and walk. CONSONANCE
Tells a story and has a plot, characters, and a setting. NARRATIVE
A long narrative poem about the feats of gods or heroes. EPIC
A songlike narrative that has short stanzas and a refrain. BALLAD
Tells a story using a character’s own thoughts or spoken statements. DRAMATIC
Express the feelings of a single speaker. The most common type of poem in modern literature. LYRIC
A verse form with three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables. HAIKU
A verse form with five unrhymed lines of five, seven, five, seven, and seven syllables. TANKA
Has neither a set pattern of rhythm nor rhyme. FREEVERSE
A fourteen-line lyric poem with formal patterns of rhyme, rhythm, and line structure. SONNET

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Figurative Language Terms Crossword

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Oct 11, 2016
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a group of lines in a poem Stanza
poets use these to convey a meaning beyond the ordinary meaning Figurative language
the way poems are written and may or may not be sentences Line
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 qualities Personification
comparison using like or as Simile
the narrator of the poem Speaker
poets use this to reinforce a poem's meaning and mood Rhyme
use of rhyming words within a single line of poetry meter
repeating of words, phrases or lines in a poem Repetition
the use of words whose sounds suggest their meaning onomatopoeia
use of rhymes at the end of the lines end rhyme
The pattern created by stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry Internal Rhyme
Repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words Alliteration
The pattern the end rhyme creates Rhyme Scheme
Repition 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 acually being said Idiom
A play on words, double meaning, or pronounciation 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 explanation or clarification Analogy
Arrangement and relationship of the parts of a piece of writing Structure

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Elements of Literature Crossword

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Nov 18, 2016
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the repetition of a consonant sound at the beginning of a series of words Alliteration
reference to persons or events in the past or in literature Allusion
a comparison of two things that are similar in some way for the purpose of explaining or clarifying Analogy
the methods used to show the personalities of the characters in a literary work Characterization
conversations among characters Dialogue
the final outcome or resolution fo the main conflict of the story Denouement
hints or clues given to suggest what will happen later in the story Foreshadowing
a statement that is deliberately exaggerated for effect Hyperbole
an expression that says one thing but means something else Idiom
using figurative language and description to convey mental images that appeal to our senses Imagery
words or phrases that mean the opposite of the literal meaning Irony
comparing two things by suggesting one thing is another Metaphor
the atmosphere or feeling created by a work of literature Mood
the series of events that happen in a literary work Plot
comparing two things by using the words "like" or "as" Simile
the use of symbols (word, object, or action) to represent an abstract idea Symbolism
the arrangement of words in sentences Syntax
the central idea, message, or meaning of a literary work Theme
the attitude of a writer toward the subject of a composition Tone
the character or force against which the main character struggles in a literary work Antagonist
the main character in a literary work; hero or heroine Protagonist

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8th Grade Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

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May 16, 2017
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_________are the words spoken by characters in a play. Dialogue
The repetition of initial sounds, such as "Peter Piper Pizza" is called? Alliteration
The words around the unknown word are called....... Context Clues
Realizing the POTENTIAL danger of the situation, he called for help. Potential means? Possible
Which point of view is all knowing and sees into different characters' minds? Third Person
An example of a ____is "He is as scary as a bear." Simile
The VITRIOL in his voice--all the anger and hate--made the character scary. Vitriol means? Anger and hate
An example of ____is saying you are so hungry you could eat a horse. Hyperbole
An author describing the sun smiling on a field of flowers is an example of ____. Personification
Which point of view uses "I" or "me" First Person
A story about a person's life written by that person is called? Autobiography
The moment of highest tension in the story, the turning point is called? Climax
When an author writes a story about another person's life is called? Biography
Placing events in order in which they happened is called? Chronological Order
The main character in a work of literature, usually the "hero" or "good guy"? protagonist
the person that stands in the way of the protagonist's happiness, usually the "bad guy' is? Antagonist
The beach's Tranquility, or its peaceful feeling, made the vacation perfect. Tranquility means? Peaceful
_____is a long speech by a character in a play, spoken either to others or to himself. Monologue
A struggle between opposing forces, the problem in the story is called? Conflict
When the effects of the action or decision are revealed, leads to resolution. Falling Action
The Marlin is the social HUB of the ship-the heart and main point of attraction. Hub means? Popular part
The message, moral, or lesson of a story is called? Theme
Using your reason and experience to figure out something that is not written or stated. Inference
Description or dialogue that introduces the characters, the setting, and the situation. Exposition
Events that complicate the situation by introducing the conflict, leads to the Climax. Rising Action
Occurs when a main character clashes with an outside force. External Conflict
What does the prefix "auto" mean? Self
What does the "pre" mean? Before
______tell actors how to move and speak, usually in parentheses( ) or in italics. Stage Directions
What does the suffix "ology" mean? Study of
One man's trash is another man's treasure is an example of______. Theme
Identify the meaning of the prefix in the word UNDERESTIMATE Below

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Figurative Language Crossword

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Dec 9, 2016
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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

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Literary Devices Crossword

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May 1, 2016
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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

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Camerons literary device puzzle Crossword

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Jan 8, 2017
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mode of narration that an author employs to let the readers “hear” and see what takes place pointofview
underlying meaning of a literary piece that may be implicit or explicit theme
choice of words used in a speech or writing diciton
using figures of speech to be more effective, meaningful and persuasive figurativelanguage
a symbolic figure that may reoccur throughout a literary piece motif
arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed sentences in a language syntax
the repetition of the sound of a vowel in non-rhyming stressed syllables assonance
a group of lines forming the basic reoccurring metrical unit in a poem , a verse stanza
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 person who tells a story in literature narrator
struggle between two opposing forces conflict
voice behind the poem speaker
occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words alliteration
the literal or primary meaning of a word in contrast to the feeling or ideas that the word suggests denotation
time and place in which a story takes place setting
mask of an actor: list of characters and cast in a play persona
central character or leading figure in poetry , narrative novel or any other story usually named or labeled the “hero” protagonist
series of unfortunate events by which one of more of the literary characters in the story undergo several misfortunes tragedy
the attitude of the writer, conveyed through choice of words or viewpoint expressed tone
unit of rhythm in poetry, with a certain number of syllables, usually two or three meter
particular form of language that is peculiar to a specific region or social group dialect
playing around with words such that the meaning implied by a sentence or word is actually different from literary meaning irony
the use of figurative language to represent objects, actions and ideas in a way it appeals to physical senses imagery
a view fixed on a particular type of person or thing stereotype

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Literary Devices Crossword

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Mar 27, 2016
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a phrase whose meaning is different from the words that make up the phrase idiom
a statement or claim not meant to be taken seriously hyperbole
the attribution of human nature or character to animals, inanimate objects, or abstract notions, especially as a rhetorical figure. Personification
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words alliteration
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, used to make a description more emphatic or vivid simile
the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named onomatopoeia
a figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction oxymoron
the characteristic spirit of a culture, era, or community as manifested in its beliefs and aspirations ethos
the quality or power in an actual life experience or in literature, music, speech, or other forms of expression, of evoking a feeling of pity, or of sympathetic and kindly sorrow or compassion. pathos
to convince an audience by use of logic or reason logos
a symbolism device where the meaning of a greater, often abstract, concept is conveyed with the aid of a more corporeal object or idea being used as an example Allegory

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A Separate Peace Crossword Puzzle

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Dec 11, 2016
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Name the Fig. Lang. "Her fur was white as snow" simile
Name the Fig. Lang. "The wind sighed" personification
Name the Fig. Lang. "Peter pecked a peck of pickled peppers" Alliteration
Name the Fig. Lang. "I always lie" paradox
Name the Fig. Lang. "Raining cats and dogs" Idiom
Name the Fig. Lang. "The world is a stage" Metaphor
Name the Fig. Lang. "Cruel Kindness" Oxymoron
Name the Fig. Lang. "Mother's going to kill me!" Hyperbola
Name the Fig. Lang. "Pow! Wham!" Onomatopoeia
Name the Fig. Lang. "Men sell the wedding bells" Assonance
a brief and indirect reference to something allusion
the origin of a word and the historical development of its meaning. etymology
a word or phrase that is not formal or literary colloquialism
the fact of two things being placed close together with contrasting effect juxtaposition
the use of language to portray an image imagery
The way in which the author presents his/her literature tone
the way the reader feel when reading mood
the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing diction
an author's promise thesis
the overall message of a piece of literature theme
The main character of the novel Gene
The main character's best friend Phineas
The game that Finny invented blitzball
The object that the main characters jumped off of tree
The name of the school the boys attend Devon
The particular activity Finny was good at Sports
The language class Gene took French
The sport the boys hated most badminton
The War that took place during the novel WWII
The type of school did the boys attended boarding
Finny wants to train Gene for what? Olympics
Gene's last name Forrester
Devon School is located here New Hampshire
This novel is told in what point of view? First
The record Finny unofficially breaks swimming
The head manager for the rowing crew Quackenbush
The transportation Finny and Gene use to get to the beach bicycle

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