Chapter 3: Key Terminology Crossword

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Jan 11, 2017
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The implied, suggested or underlying meaning of a word or phrase. It is the opposite of denotation, which is the "dictionary definition" of the word Connotation
Writing or speech is didactic when it has an instructive purpose or lesson. It is often associated with dry, pompous presentation, regardless of its innate value to the reader. Didactic
Poem or prose work that laments, or meditates upon the death of, a person or persons. Sometimes an elegy will end with words of consolation. Many public elegies were presented in the aftermath of 9/11 Elegy
In rhetoric, the repetition of a phrase or at the end of successive sentences. For example: " If women are free from violence, their families will flourish. If women have a chance to work... their families will flourish" (Hillary Clinton, October 1, 1995) Epistrophe
Writing in praise of a dead person, most often inscribed on a headstone. Epitaph
Parallel structure in which the parallel elements are similar not only in grammatical structure but also in length. For example, the Biblical admonition "Many are called, but few are chosen," Isocolon
The location of one thing adjacent to or juxtaposed with another to create an effect, reveal an attitude, or accomplish some other purpose. Juxtaposition
A figure of speech that emphasizes its subject by conscious understatement; for instance the understatement "not bad" Litote
A long sentence that starts with its main clause, which is followed by several dependent clauses and modifying phrases; for example, " The child ran, frenzied and ignoring all hazards, as if being chased by demons." Loose Sentence
A figure of speech in which an attribute or commonly associated feature is used to name or designate something Metonymy

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Ap Lang Missed Rhetorical Terms Crossword

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Sep 26, 2016
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ommiting conjunctions between words or phrases Asyndeton
parallel structure in reverse order Chiasmus
contrasting of opposing ideas in adjacent phrases or sentences Antithesis
character used symbolically to represent an abstract quality Allegory
arranged clearly and understandably coherence
repetition at the beginning of lines for effect Anaphora
a general truth Aphorism
similarity or comparison between two things Analogy
grammatical unit containing both noun and verb clause
good speech Euphemism
having the primary aim of teaching Didactic
term describes tradtions for each genre Generic conventions
one or more questions are asked and answered by the same speaker Hypophora
the name of one object is subsitute for one that is closely associated Metonymy
a point in which it is affirmed by negating the opposite; special form of understatement Litotes
telling a story or account narrative
a statement or phrase that has contradictory ideas but lends some truth Paradox
the sentence that directly expresses the author's opinion, purpose, meaning, and postion. thesis
central idea or message of the work theme
word or phrase that links different ideas transition
deductive reasoning syllogism
ironic minimizing of a fact, making something less significant than it really is understatement

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STAAR Review Crossword

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Mar 10, 2017
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He was as brave as a lion. Simile
He lies so much! I am surprised that his nose has not grown like Pinocchio's. Allusion
It was windy in New Orleans during hurricane Katrina. Understatement
For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So FANBOYS
Type of language to express an idea or thought. Figurative Language
I was so hungry, I could eat a horse. Hyperbole
A phrase that cannot stand alone and needs additional punctuation and words to be a complete thought. Dependent
Boom! Onomatopoeia
Since, While, When, (appears in a dependent clause) Subordinate
Punctuation used to separate sentences and phrases. Comma
A phrase that can stand alone and is a complete thought. Independent
A thought of the past which interrupts a scene in a text. Flashback
At lest 2 independent clauses separated by a fanboy. Compound
The stars winked at me. Personification
The name of the test English I and English II will be taking soon!! STAAR
1 independent and at least 1 dependent clause. Complex
March 13-17 Spring Break
A warning or indication for the future. Foreshadowing
Her long hair was a flowing golden river. Metaphor
The groom had cold feet at the wedding. Idiom

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Literary Devices Crossword

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Aug 18, 2016
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Bang, boom, snap, and pop. onomatopoeia
A question asked to prove a point rather than getting an answer Rhetorical Question
Play on words Pun
Comparing one thing to another with "Like" or "as" Simile
Words left out... ellipsis
A sentence with only a single subject and predicate Simple
A situation that can be compared to something else in significance Analogy
Over exaggeration Hyperbole
Attempt to win a argument through emotional reaction Pathos
Sentence that states a fact or argument ending with a period Declaritive
Occurrence of same letter or sound of adjacent or close words Alliteration
Relates to the order at which time occurs in a piece of literature Time Sequence
The attitude of the writer Tone
When time goes backwards to show a past event Flashback
A form of language specific to a region or social group Dialect
When a word or phrase is applied to something not literally applicable Metaphor
Giving an object a human like description Personification
A sentence with more than one subject or predicate Compound
A sentence containing a subordinate clause Complex
Similar close by construction within writing Parallelism
Method of persuasion based on evidence and reasoning Logos
Method of persuasion based on the authors credibility Ethos
A logically unacceptable conclusion Paradox
A contradicting figure of speech Oxymoron
An example of this is, "It's raining cats and dogs" Idiom
A descriptive phrase or adjective Epithet
A particular way of looking at a matter Point Of View
A move forward in time sequence Flash Forward
Two things placed close together with a contrasting effect Juxtaposition
A sentence with two plus independent clauses and one or more dependent clauses Compound Complex
A sentence asking a question Interrogative
A sentence with a exclamation point Exclamatory

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25 literary terms Crossword

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Feb 28, 2016
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1.a comparison between two things, typically for the purpose of explanation or clarification analogy
1.a short and amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person anecdote
1.a phrase or opinion that is overused and betrays a lack of original thought cliche
1.the subject of a talk, a piece of writing, a person's thoughts, or an exhibition; a topic theme
a recurring subject, theme, idea, etc., especially in a literary, artistic, or musical work motif
1.an imitation of the style of a particular writer, artist, or genre with deliberate exaggeration for comic effect parody
1.a statement or proposition that, despite sound (or apparently sound) reasoning from acceptable premises, leads to a conclusion that seems senseless, logically unacceptable, or self-contradictory paradox
1.a detailed analysis and assessment of something, especially a literary, philosophical, or political theory critique
1.place or deal with close together for contrasting effect juxtapose
a metaphor introduced and then further developed throughout all or part of a literary work, especially a poem extended metaphor
a play on words pun
the part of a sentence or clause containing a verb and stating something about the subject predicate
1.a subtle difference in or shade of meaning, expression, or sound nuance
a comparison using "like" or "as" simile
a word free from limitations or qualifications absolute
the word, phrase, or clause to which a pronoun refers antecedent
a long narrative poem epic
a sermon homily
the one who tells the story narrator
a story or narrated account narrative
the use of figures of speech to create a vivid image imagery
a conclusion one draws inference
the subject treated in a paragraph or work topic
a humorous imitation of serious work parody
a work in three parts trilogy

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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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literary devices Crossword

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Nov 21, 2017
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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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Literary Word Crozzword Puzzle Crossword

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Jan 6, 2017
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A stanza of four lines especially one having alternate rhymes Stanza
A style of writing or speaking determined by the choice of words by a speaker or or writer Diction
A figure of speech to represent ideas or qualities not using the words like or as Metaphor
The vocies behind the poems, the person we imagine saying the things out loud. Speaker
The deliberate repetition of the first part of the sentence in order to achieve effect. Anaphora
A category of artistics composition, as in music, or literature, characterized by similarities in form of style or subject matter Genre
A literary and rhetorical device that is meant to mock with often satrical or ironic remarks with a purpose to amuse and hurt someone or some section of society simultaneously. Sarcasm
Is a character or group of characters which stand in composition to the protagonist of the main character. Anatagonist
A very typical example of a certain person or thing. Archetype
An enviroment or surrounding in which an event takes place. Setting
The use of components in a sentence that are grammatically the same, or similar in their construction, sound, meaning, or meter. Parallelism
An imitation of the style of writing or particular writer, artist, or genre with deliberate exaggeration for comic effect. Parody
Describes the events that make up a story or the main part of the story Plot
As a main idea or an underlying meaning of a literary work that may be stated directly or indirectly. Theme
Is a figure of speech which involves an exaggeration of idea for the sake of the emphas. Hyperbole
The final part of a play, movie, or narrative in which the starnds of the plot are drawn together and matters are explained or resolved. Denouement
A list fo rules in a language. It dictates how words from diffferent parts of speech are put together in order to convey a complete thought. Syntax
A use of specific phrases and words by right in a particular situation, profession, or trade. Jargon
A long narrative poem, which is usually related to heroic deed of a person of an unusual courage and unparalled bravery. Epic
Is an object or idea that repeat itself throughout a literary work Motif
A time which a decisive change in a situation occurs, especially one with beneficial results. Turning Point
The voice that author takes on a story Narrator
A literary element that involves a struggle between two opposing forces usually a protagonist and a antagonist. Conflicts
A common way of characterization which elaborate the geographic and social background of any character. Dialect
The use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities. Symbolism

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MATH CROSSWORD PUZZLE - Answer Key

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Mar 29, 2017
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The mathematical sentence that uses an equal sign to show that two expressions are equal. EQUATION
The line intersects 2 or more parallel line TRANSVERSAL
The side of the right triangle that is opposite to the right angle. HYPOTENUSE
The symbol that is used to represent a square root RADICAL SIGN
The numerical factor of the term that contains a variable COEFFICIENT
A function whose graph is non vertical line LINEAR FUNCTION
The ratio of change in y to the change in x (rise/run) SLOPE
A polygon with three sides TRIANGLE
Changes the figure into another shape TRANSFORMATION
Identical in form (angles) CONGRUENT
When two parallel lines are cut by a transversal, the angles formed on the outside of the parallel lines EXTERIOR ANGLES
In any right triangle, the sum of the squares of the lengths of legs is equal to the square of the length of the hypotenuse PYTHAGOREAN THEOREM
Lines in the same plane that do not intersect PARALLEL LINES
A transformation in which a figure slides but does not turn TRANSLATION
The set of all points in the space that are the same distance from the point called center SPHERE
A transformation in which a figure is made larger or smaller with respect to a fixed point DILATION
A measure of the amount of space a 3 dimensional figure occupies VOLUME
A number that, when multiplied by itself, equals a given number SQUARE ROOT
Two numbers whose product is 1 RECIPROCALS
A polyhedron that has 2 parallel, congruent bases; the lateral faces are parallelogram PRISM

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Poetic Devices and Literary Terms Crossword Puzzle

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Sep 14, 2017
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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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Vocabulary Review Crossword

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Aug 18, 2016
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logos logical appeal
ethos ethical appeal
pathos emotional appeal
a sentence consisting of only one clause, with a single subject and predicate simple
sentence with more than one subject or predicate compound
a sentence containing a subordinate clause or clauses complex
a sentence having two or more coordinate independent clauses and one or more dependent clauses. compound-complex
sentence in the form of a statement declarative
a sentence that ends with a question mark. interrogative
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 sentence that gives advice or instructions or that expresses a request or command. imperative
a sentence relating to a sudden cry or remark exclamatory
the omission from speech or writing of a word or words that are superfluous or able to be understood from contextual clues. ellipsis
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words alliteration
comparison using like or as simile
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
mild or indirect word or expression substituted for one considered to be too harsh or blunt when referring to something unpleasant or embarrassing euphemism
the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman personification
a joke exploiting the different possible meanings of a word or the fact that there are words that sound alike but have different meanings pun
the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named onomatopeia
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally. hyperbole
the expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect: irony
a figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction oxymoron
question asked in order to create a dramatic effect or to make a point rather than to get an answer: rhetorical question
an indirect or passing reference allusion
statement or proposition that, despite sound (or apparently sound) reasoning from acceptable premises, leads to a conclusion that seems senseless, logically unacceptable, or self-contradictory: paradox
a group of words established by usage as having a meaning not deducible from those of the individual words idiom
visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a literary work imagery
a particular form of a language that is peculiar to a specific region or social group dialect
an adjective or descriptive phrase expressing a quality characteristic of the person or thing mentioned epithet

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