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Alliteration
Allusion
Antagonist
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Archetype
Assonance
Caesura
Characterization
Colloquial
Conceit
consonance
Couplet
Dialect
Diction
Fable
Figurative Language
Foreshadow
Hyperbole
Iambic
Imagery
In Medias Res
Irony
Jargon
Juxtaposition
Litotes
Meter
Mood
Motif
Narrator
Ode
Onomatopoeia
Parable
Parallelism
Persona
Personification
Plot
Point Of View
Polyayndeton
Protagonist
Quatrain
Rhyme
Rhythm
Sarcasm
Satire
Similes
Soliloquy
Speaker
Stanza
Stereotype
Structure
Synecdoche
Syntax
Theme
Tragedy
Trochaic
Tone
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Literary Terms Word Search

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Alliteration
Allusion
Antagonist
Antithesis
Archetype
Assonance
Caesura
Characterization
Colloquial
Conceit
consonance
Couplet
Dialect
Diction
Fable
Figurative
Foreshadow
Hyperbole
Iambic
Imagery
In Medias Res
Irony
Jargon
Juxtaposition
Language
Litotes
Meter
Mood
Motif
Narrator
Ode
Onomatopoeia
Parable
Parallelism
Persona
Personification
Polyayndeton
Protagonist
Quatrain
Rhyme
Stanza
Synecdoche
Tone

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Literary Terms Word Search

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paradox
anaphora
stereotype
foreshadow
protagonist
antagonist
juxtaposition
antithesis
caesura
jargon
symbolism
soliloquy
colloquial
archetype
oxymoron
parallelism
allegory
alliteration
apostrophe
consonance
couplet
figurative language
quatrain
structure
trochaic

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Cameron's literary device puzzle Crossword

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literary technique in which conjunctions are used repeatedly in quick succession, with no comas Polysyndeton
into the middle of a narrative In medias res
writer gives an advance hint of what is to come later in the story Foreshadow
absence of a conjunction between parts of a sentence Asyndeton
contrary to expectations, existing belief or perceived opinion Paradox
a break between within a metrical foot Caesura
two lines of verse normally in the same meter and joined by a rhyme which forms a unit Couplet
kind of a metaphor that compares two very unlike things in a surprising or clever way Conceit
two opposite ideas are put together in a sentence to achieve a contrasting effect Antithesis
the use of word referring to or replacing a word used earlier in a sentence Anaphora
writer gives an advance hint of what is to come later in the story Foreshadow
picture description or imitation of a person or thing in which certain striking characteristics are exaggerated Caricature
act of speaking one's thoughts aloud Soliloquy
stanza of four lines Quatrain
contains unaccented and short syllables followed by a long and accented syllables in a single line of poem Iambic
a figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the whole or vice versa Synecdoche
form of poetry such as sonnet or elegy, read in ways poets praise people, natural scenes and abstract ideas Ode
substitution of the name of an attribute or adjunct
the repetition of the sound of a vowel in non-rhyming stressed syllables Assonance
repetitive sounds produced by consonants within a sentence or phrase Consonance
character which stands in opposition of the protagonist or the main character Antagonist
not formal or literary ; slang Colloquial
basic metrical unit called a foot consisting of two syllables Trochaic
act of speaking one’s thoughts aloud Soliloquy
speaker indirectly addresses someone or something that isn’t present in the poem Apostrophe

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literary devices Crossword

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literary device which can be defined as the resolution of the issue  of a complicated plot in fiction. denouement
a word, which imitates the natural sounds of a thing. It creates a sound effect that mimics the thing described, making the description more expressive and interesting. onomatopoeia
a literary device where words are used in quick succession and begin with letters belonging to the same sound group. Whether it is the consonant sound or a specific vowel group, the alliteration involves creating a repetition of similar sounds in the sentence. alliteration
literary device wherein the author uses specific words and phrases that exaggerate and overemphasize the basic crux of the statement in order to produce a grander, more noticeable effect. hyperbole
usually refers to the sequence of events and happenings that make up a story. Speaker:In writing, the speaker is the voice that speaks behind the scene plot
literary device that is used step by step in literature to highlight and explain the details about a character in a story. characterization
the actual definition of the word rather than the nuances of its meaning or the feelings it implies denotation
It can be defined in a literary work as a voice or an assumed role of a character, which represents the thoughts of a writer, or a specific person the writer wants to present as his mouthpiece. persona
:In literature, it is described as a didactic lesson given through some sort of animal story fable
figure of speech, which presents a short story, typically with a moral lesson at the end. parable
a lyrical stanza written in praise for a person, event, or thing. The form developed in Ancient Greece and had a very specific and elaborate structure involving three parts known as the strophe, antistrophe, and epode. ode
The person telling the story who may or may not be a character in the story. narrator
literary devices that uses a part of something to refer to the whole or vice versa. It is somewhat rhetorical in nature, where the entire object is represented by way of a fraction of it or a fraction of the object is symbolized by the whole synechdoche
extended metaphor in a poem conceit
any element, subject, idea or concept that is constantly present through the entire body of literature. Using a motif refers to the repetition of a specific theme dominating the literary work motif
One such pause is known as “caesura,” which is a rhythmical pause in a poetic line or a sentence caesura
literary device which can be defined as having two successive rhyming lines in a verse and has the same meter to form a complete thought. It is marked by a usual rhythm, rhyme scheme and incorporation of specific utterances   couplet
Because each foot consists of two syllables, the trochaic is known as a duple meter. trochaic
the use of components in a sentence that are grammatically the same; or similar in their construction, sound, meaning, or meter. Parallelism examples are found in literary works as well as in ordinary conversations. parallelism
a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical, cultural, literary or political significance allusion
figure of speech that makes a comparison, showing similarities between two different things. Unlike a metaphor, a simile draws resemblance with the help of the words “like” or “as.” simile
any figure of speech which depends on a non-literal meaning of some or all of the words used. figurative language
the distinctive tone or tenor of an author’s writings. Diction is not just a writer's choice of words it can include the mood, attitude, dialect and style of writing. diction
an enduring pattern or motif throughout the literary work, occurring in a complex, long winding manner or it can be short and succinct and provide a certain insight into the story. theme
perspective of which a story is told point of view

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poetry Word Search

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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

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Cameron's Word Puzzles Crossword

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Polysyndeton: literary technique in which conjunctions are used repeatedly in quick succession, with no comas
In medias res: into the middle of a narrative
Foreshadow: writer gives an advance hint of what is to come later in the story
Asyndeton - absence of a conjunction between parts of a sentence
Paradox: contrary to expectations, existing belief or perceived opinion
Caesura: a break between within a metrical foot
Couplet: two lines of verse normally in the same meter and joined by a rhyme which forms a unit
Conceit - kind of a metaphor that compares two very unlike things in a surprising or clever way
Antithesis: two opposite ideas are put together in a sentence to achieve a contrasting effect
Anaphora: the use of word referring to or replacing a word used earlier in a sentence
Foreshadow: writer gives an advance hint of what is to come later in the story
Caricature: picture description or imitation of a person or thing in which certain striking characteristics are exaggerated
Soliloquy: act of speaking one's thoughts aloud
Quatrain: stanza of four lines
Iambic: contains unaccented and short syllables followed by a long and accented syllables in a single line of poem
Synecdoche: a figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the whole or vice versa
Ode: form of poetry such as sonnet or elegy, read in ways poets praise people, natural scenes and abstract ideas
Metonymy: substitution of the name of an attribute or adjunct
Assonance: the repetition of the sound of a vowel in non-rhyming stressed syllables
Consonance: repetitive sounds produced by consonants within a sentence or phrase
Antagonist: character which stands in opposition of the protagonist or the main character
Colloquial: not formal or literary
Trochaic: basic metrical unit called a foot consisting of two syllables
Soliloquy: act of speaking one’s thoughts aloud
Apostrophe: speaker indirectly addresses someone or something that isn’t present in the poem

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POETRY TERMS Word Search

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symbolism
stanza
speaker
simile
sensory details
rhyme scheme
rhyme
repetition
poetry
personification
onomatopoeia
ode
narrative poem
metaphor
lyric poem
imagery
iambic pentameter
free verse
figurative language
assonance
alliteration

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Literary Terms and Devices Crossword

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where the story takes place setting
what drives the plot and fuels the action conflict
emotions and feelings conveyed by the work of literature tone
in the middle of things in medias res
what a book gives hints on what is going to happen down the line foreshadow
a text that imitates another wokr or genre for a good laugh parody
when what somebidy says is different from what they mean sarcasm
is something that represents something else symbolism
a poem or stanza with four lines quatrain
a division in a poem where a group of liones are formed into a unit stanza
special words that are used by a particular profession or group jargon
all pictures and sensations of a peiced of writing that is amde in your head imagery
figure of speech that puts together two contradictory words that actually end up making sense oxymoron
kind of literature genere
parts of a narrative plot (beginning, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution) structure
the suggestive emaning of a word connotation
a particular form of language belonging to a certain group dialect
point of highest tension and drama turning point
emotional atmosphere the writer contructs mood
ironical understatement in which an affirmitive is expressed by the negative of its contrary litotes
opposite of the antagonist protagonist
common language colloquial
the rhythm beneath the words in each line meter
a widley held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea on a specific type of person or thing stereotype
a genre that depicts a noble character who falls from grace tragedy

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Poetic Devices and Literary Terms Crossword Puzzle

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the central idea, topic, or point of a story, essay, or narrative theme
the word choice and phrasing in any written or spoken text diction
words or phrases that has other meaning(s) than it's normal definition figurative language
the comparison of two things using the words "like" or "as" simile
a reference to something; when a writer mentions some other work, or refers to an earlier part of the current work allusion
a verse or poem written in trochees trochaic
two successive rhyming lines in a verse and has the same meter to form a complete thought couplet
a pause in a line of poetry that is formed by the rhythms of natural speech rather than by metrics caesura
an extended metaphor with a complex logic that governs a poetic passage or entire poem conceit
a form of poetry such as sonnet or elegy; a literary technique that is lyrical in nature, but not very lengthy ode
the voice behind the poem - the person we imagine to be saying the thing out loud speaker
the use of over-exaggeration for the purpose of creating emphasis or being humorous, but it is not intended to be taken literally hyperbole
two or more words in a phrase or line of poetry that share the same beginning sound alliteration
a word, which imitates the natural sounds of a thing onomatopoeia
employs an understatement by using double negatives or, in other words, positive statement is expressed by negating its opposite expressions litote
a stylistic device in which several coordinating conjunctions are used in succession in order to achieve an artistic effect polysyndeton
when a thing, an idea, or an animal is given human attributes personification
the repetition of a vowel sound or diphthong in non-rhyming words assonance
the deliberate repetition of the first part of the sentence in order to achieve an artistic effect anaphora
a division of four or more lines having a fixed length, meter, or rhyming scheme stanza
repetitive sounds produced by consonants within a sentence or phrase consonance
a literary element that evokes certain feelings or vibes in readers through words and descriptions mood
informal words, phrases, or even slang in a piece of writing colloquial
implicit, implied,or hidden comparisons between two things that are unrelated, but which share some common characteristics metaphor
a figure of speech in which two opposite ideas are joined to create an effect oxymoron
the repetiton of the same or similar sounds that occurs in two or more words, usually at the end of lines in poems or songs rhyme
when a poen consists of foots containing unaccented and short syllables followed by a long and accented syllable in a single line of a poem iambic
a verse with four lines, or even a full poem containing four lines, having an independent and separate theme quatrain
a literary device that demonstrates the long and short patterns through stressed and unstressed syllables, particularly in verse form rhythm
a figure of speech sometimes represented by exclamation "O" apostrophe
a stylistic device used in literature and poetry to intentionally eliminate conjunctions between the phrases and in the sentence, yet maintain the grammatical accuracy asyndeton
a statement that appears to be self-contadictory or silly but may include a latent truth paradox
an attitude of a writer toward a subject or an audience tone
the use of figurative language to represent objects, actions, and ideas in such a way thag it appeals to our physical senses imagery
a unit of rhythm in poetry, the pattern of the beats; a foot meter

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Literary Terms, Elements, & Devices Crossword

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The mode of narration that an author employs to let the readers “hear” and “see” what takes place in a story, poem, essay etc. Point of view
A main idea or an underlying meaning of a literary work, which may be stated directly or indirectly. Theme
The choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing. Diction
Language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that is different from the literal interpretation. Figurativelanguage
A figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind, used to make a description more emphatic, introduced by like or as. Simile
An expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference. Allusion
The use of components in a sentence that are grammatically the same; or similar in their construction, sound, meaning, or meter. Parallelism
A type of verse that consists of or features trochees; a metrical foot consisting of a stressed syllable followed by an unstressed one. Trochaic
Two lines of verse, usually in the same meter and joined by rhyme, that form a unit. Couplet
A pause/break near the middle of a line. Caesura
An object or idea that repeats itself throughout a literary work. Motif
A kind of metaphor that compares two very unlike things in a surprising and clever way. Often, conceits are extended metaphors that dominate an entire passage or poem. Conceit
A figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the whole or vice versa.
Narrator: The voice that an author takes on to tell a story.
Ode: A lyric poem devoted to the praise of a particular subject, often elevated in style or manner. Synecdoche
A short allegorical story designed to illustrate or teach some truth, religious principle, or moral lesson. Parable
A short story, typically with animals as characters, conveying a moral. Fable
When a character or narrator through whom the author speaks in a literary work, the voice of the author. Persona
The literal or primary meaning of a word, in contrast to the feelings or ideas that the word suggests. Denotation
The creation or construction of a fictional character. Characterization
A literary term used to describe the events that make up a story, or the main part of a story. Plot
In poetry, the speaker is the voice behind the poem—the person we imagine to be saying the thing out loud. Speaker
Exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally for the sake of emphasis. Hyperbole
A stylistic device in which a device in which a number of words, having the same first consonant sound, occur close together in a series. Alliteration
A word which imitates the natural sounds of a thing. Onomatopoeia

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