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understatement
pun
irony
alliteration
idiom
allusion
hyperbole
oxymoron
onomatopoeia
personification
metaphor
simile

Figurative Language Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

figurative language Word Search

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Word Search
Description

idiom
analogy
personification
oxymoron
simile
assonance
pun
irony
onomatopoeia
alliteration
symbolism
hyperbole
personifacation
simile
metaphor

Figurative Language Bingo

Type
Bingo Cards
Description

Figurative Language
Irony
Mythological Allusion
Biblical Allusion
Personification
Literary Allusion
A Pun
hyperbole
onomatopoeia
phrase
alliteration
idiom
simile
metaphor
oxymoron
cliche
understatement
imagery
symbolism
rhyme
poetry
assonance
apostrophe
paradox

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Figures of Speech Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Euphemism
Oxymoron
Antithesis
Understatment
Synedoche
Pun
Personification
Paradox
Onomatopoeia
Metonymy
Simile
Metaphor
Irony
Hyperbole
Assonance
Alliteration
Anaphora

Parts of Speech and Figurative Language Word Search

Type
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

English Terms Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

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

figurative language Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a comparison between two unlike things. metaphor
use of words that sounds like the objects or actions onomatopoeia
When something is said and is actually the opposite of what is meant irony
brief indirect reference to a person, place, or thing. allusion
comparison between two things in order to highlight similarity. analogy
A part is used to represent the whole, or whole of the part. synecdoche
Repetition of the same letter at the beginning of words. Alliteration
Repetition of vowel sounds. Assonance
Contradictory statements beside one another. oxymoron
Play on words Pun
Comparison using like or as Simile
Repetition of a word or phrase at beginning of clauses Anaphora
extreme exaggeration hyperbole
Giving human qualities to an animal or object personification
Softer word, substituted for a harsher word. Euphemism
Contradictory statement which actually makes sense or contains some truth. paradox

Literary Devices Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Oxymoron
Satire
Allusion
Antithesis
Onomatopoeia
Irony
Pun
Euphemism
Hyperbole
Assonance
Alliteration
Simile
Metaphor
Personification

poetry Word Search

Type
Word Search
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 & Other Literary Devices Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Comparison of 2 unlike things using "like" or "as" simile
Comparison of 2 unlike things without "like" or "as" Metaphor
Bestowing human qualities on inanimate objects personification
Exaggeration used for effect hyperbole
An expression that should not be taken literally idiom
Humorous play on words pun
A mental picture image
Use of language that appeals to the senses Imagery
Use of words that mimic the sounds they represent Onomatopoeia
Brief popular saying proverb
Figure of speech made up of contradictory terms oxymoron
Antonym of "hyperbole" understatement
Repetition of initial consonant sounds alliteration
Implied meaning of a word connotation
Dictionary meaning of a word denotation
Nonstandard form of a language dialect
Conversation between 2 or more characters. dialogue
A tall ___ uses many unbelievable elements. tale
Meat and ___ are homonyms meet