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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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Literary Terms #1-40 Worksheet

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The perspective of the speaker it could be is first person, third person or third person omniscient. Point of View
it’s underlying message, or big idea. Theme
style of speaking or writing, determined by the choice of words by a speaker or a writer. Diction
are words and expressions used in poems and texts to convey various meanings and interpretations from the literal meaning. Figurative Language
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
an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference. Allusion
is an object or idea that repeats itself throughout a literary work. Motif
is a figure of speech in which two vastly different objects are likened together with the help of similes or metaphors. Conceit
a person who narrates something, especially a character who recounts the events of a novel or narrative poem. Narrator
the literal or primary meaning of a word, in contrast to the feelings or ideas that the word suggests. Denotation
is a literary device that is used step-by-step in literature to highlight and explain the details about a character in a story. Characterization
is a literary term used to describe the events that make up a story, or the main part of a story. Plot
Is the voice behind the poem-the person we imagine to be saying things out loud. Speaker
is a figurative language technique where exaggeration is used to create a strong effect. Hyperbole
is the point of resolution that typically follows a climax and the falling action in literature or film. Denouement
is a set of rules in a language. It dictates how words from different parts of speech are put together in order to convey a complete thought. Syntax
is the central character or leading figure in poetry, narrative, novel or any other story. Protagonist
the point of highest tension in a narrative Turning
is the language used by the people of a specific area, class, district, or any other group of people. Dialect
is a type of drama that presents a serious subject matter about human suffering and corresponding terrible events in a dignified manner. Tragedy
is the time and place in which the story takes place. Setting
is an attitude of a writer toward a subject or an audience. Tone
to use figurative language to represent objects, actions, and ideas in such a way that it appeals to our physical senses. Imagery
is a figure of speech in which a thing – an idea or an animal – is given human attributes. Personification
is defined as a word which imitates the natural sounds of a thing. Onomatopoeia
is a literary device in which a writer gives an advance hint of what is to come later in the story. Foreshadow

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Figurative Language Crossword Puzzle

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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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Figurative Language Terms Crossword

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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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Figurative Language Crossword

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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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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

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Literary Terms and Devices Vocabulary 2 Crossword

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

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8th Grade Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

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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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Unit 1 & 2 Literary Terms Crossword

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Writers use of language to express ideas and their persona Voice
Ordinary written or spoken language, using sentences and paragraphs w/out deliberate or regular meter or rhyme Prose
Emotional, ethical, and logical arguments used to persuade an audience to agree w/ the writer or speaker Rhetorical appeal
Arrangement of two or more things for the purpose of comparison Juxtaposition
Person telling the story Narrator
Language written on lines stanzas Poetry
An interruption or transition to a time before the current events in a narrative Flashback
A repetition of the same word or group of words at the beginnings of two or more clauses Anaphora
(Emotional appeal) Appeal to the readers senses or emotions Pathos
(Ethical appeal) Appeal that focuses on the character or qualifications of the speaker Ethos
(Logical appeal) Appeal to reason or logic Logos
A writers attitude toward a subject, character, or audience Tone
A writer’s word choice, which often conveys voice and tone Diction
A story about a series of events that includes: character development, a plot, and theme Narrative
The percise meaning of a word Denotation
The associations and emotional overtones attached to its literal definition Connotation
The distinctive way a writer uses language, characterized by elements of diction, imagery, organization, etc. Style
Anything that represents itself but also stands for something else on a figurative level Symbol
Literary device that exploits reader’s expectations; occurs when what happens turns out to be quite different from the usual or expected Irony
Writers central idea or main message Theme
Atmosphere or predominant emotion in a literary work, the effect of the words on the audience Mood
Description or account of events from a person’s life, written person Biography
Account written by a person about his or her life Autobiography
Statement that summarizes the key details of a text Main Idea
Methods a director uses to communicate meaning and to evoke particular emotional response from viewers Cinematic Techniques
Form of irony that occurs when a speaker or narrator says one thing while meaning the opposite Verbal Irony
Form in which the reader or audience knows more about the circumstances or future events than the character within the scene Dramatic Irony
Exact meaning, or denotations, of words Literal Language
Use of words to describe one thing in terms of another Figurative Language
Reference made to a well-known person, event, or place from history, music, art, or another literary work Allusion

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Elements of Literature Crossword

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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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Literary Devices Crossword

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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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