Language Techniques Crossword
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A descriptive technique that compares one thing with another using 'like' or 'as'
Using a word or phrase more than once
Language intended to create strong feelings
Words that sound like the noise they create
The first letter of a word is repeated in words that follow
Attributing human characteristics to an object
A conversation between two people
a descriptive technique used to name a person thing or action as something else.
The use of exaggeration for effect
Attributing human emotions or responses to nature/ewather
A set of words that are related in meaning or belong together
Placing two words together that are opposite in meaning
An indirect or mild word or phrase used to replace one which is considered harsh or offensive

figurative language Crossword

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

Figurative Language Crossword Puzzle

Figurative Language Crossword Puzzle
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A group of lines in a poem
poets use these to convey a meaning beyond the ordinary meaning
the way poems are written and may or many not be sentences
words or phrases that appeal to the five senses
comparison that does not use like or as
describes an animal or object with human qualitites
comparison using like or as
the narrator of the poem
poets use this to reinforce a poem's meaning and mood
use of rhyming words within a single line of poetry
repeating of words, phrases or lines in a poem
the use of words whose sounds suggest their meaning
use of rhymes at the end of the lines
the pattern created by stressed and unstressed syllales in a line of poetry
repeition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
the pattern the end rhyme creates
repetition of sounds at the end of the words
how the writing makes the reader feel
exaggeration
a phrase or expression that is overused
a word or phrase that means something other than what is actually being said
a play on a words double meaning or pronunciation
reference to another person, place, event, literary work, etc.
a comparison between two things, typically on the basis of their structure and for the purpose of explanantion or clarification
arrangement and relaionship of the parts of a piece of writing

Figurative Language Terms Crossword

Figurative Language Terms Crossword
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a group of lines in a poem
poets use these to convey a meaning beyond the ordinary meaning
the way poems are written and may or may not be sentences
words or phrases that appeal to the five senses
comparison that does not use like or as
describes an animal or object with human qualities
comparison using like or as
the narrator of the poem
poets use this to reinforce a poem's meaning and mood
use of rhyming words within a single line of poetry
repeating of words, phrases or lines in a poem
the use of words whose sounds suggest their meaning
use of rhymes at the end of the lines
The pattern created by stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry
Repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
The pattern the end rhyme creates
Repition of sounds at the end of the words
How the writing makes the reader feel
Exaggeration
A phrase or expression that is overused
A word or phrase that means something other than what is acually being said
A play on words, double meaning, or pronounciation
Reference to another person, place, event, literary work, etc.
A comparison between two things, typically on the basis of their structure and for the purpose of explanation or clarification
Arrangement and relationship of the parts of a piece of writing

Figurative Language Crossword

Figurative Language Crossword
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Description

Comparison using like or as
Comparison NOT using like or as
Giving human characteristics to animals or inanimate objects
The use of words that imitate sounds: crash, bang, hiss, splat
Two contradictory ideas side by side: jumbo shrimp or cruel kindness
An obvious and intentional exaggeration not meant to be taken seriously.
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical, cultural, literary or political significance.
A set expression or phrase that is not meant to be interpreted literally: Every cloud has a silver lining.
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.
Concrete objects that represent abstract ideas, feelings, or thoughts
The repetition of consonant sounds in the beginning of words: nodded, nearly, napping
Words are used in such a way that their intended meaning is different from the actual meaning of the words
A play on words
The presentation of something as being smaller, worse, or less important than it actually is
The use of irony to mock or convey contempt.
sarcasm, irony, simile, personification, pun, metaphor, onomatopoeia, idiom, understatement, imagery, symbolism, oxymoron, hyperbole, allusion, alliteration

Poetic Devices and Literary Terms Crossword Puzzle

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

Literary Terms and Devices Vocabulary 2 Crossword

Literary Terms and Devices Vocabulary 2 Crossword
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The extra sense that the word implies
The dictionary definition of the word;the literary meaning
A reference to a well-know work of literature,art,music
The repetition of a letter or sound at the beginning of an adjacent or closely connected words syllables
Creating a ''special effect''by repeating a sound or word
A feeling of uncertainty or dread about what will happen next in a literary piece
A humorous way of using a word or phrase so that more than one meaning is suggested
A repetition of similar sounding words occurring at the end of lines in poems or songs
The use of one thing to stand for another or represent another
The use of vivid to create a picture in the reader's mind
A figure of speech that compares two unlike things using ''like'' or ''as''
A figure of speech that compares two things that are not alike but have something in common without using ''like'' or ''as''
The close placement having opposite or near opposite meanings in order to create a unique description
A word or phrase that imitates a sound or action
The use of extreme exaggeration, usually with humor
A saying or figure of speech that can't be literary translated
A comparison that shows a relation ship between two things
Occurs when the exact opposite of what is meant to happen, happens
An expresión that is personal, jeering, and intend to hurt and relates to verbal irony

Literary Devices Crossword

Literary Devices Crossword
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Repetition of a beginning sound for effect.
Reference to a well known character or event from history, literature etc.
Repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthong. Ex: belt, felt
Reassurance of similar sounds especially consonants. Ex: pitter, patter.
A positive statement expressed by negating its opposite expressions.
a long narrative poem about someone who does heroic deeds. Ex: The Oddessy
Language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that is different from the literal interpretation.
Poetry that is free from limitations of regular meter or rhythm and does not rhyme with fixed forms.
Extreme Exaggeration.
Phrase or word stating one unlike thing is another
Words that imitate sound.
Giving human qualities to inanimate objects.
Repeats same word or phrase to make idea more clear
Correspondence of sound between the words or the endings of words especially when these are at the ends of lines of poetry.
Comparing two unlike things using 'like' or 'as'
The person telling the story. (Not to be confused with author)
A group of lines forming the basic reassuring metrical unit in a poem; a verse,
Mental Picture created by the way the author writes
Story poem or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one. Ex: Animal Farm
Phrase so overused it lost its original meaning.
The use of humor, irony exaggeration or ridicule to expose and criticize peoples stupidity or vices. Ex: Animal Farm

Poetic Techniques Crossword

Poetic Techniques Crossword
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Description

The picture the writer is able to create using words
Repeating a word or phrase to emphasise its importance/ create a regular rhythm.
Attirbuting human qualities or features to something non-human
Where the writer compares 2 things using the words ‘like’ or ‘as’.
Where two things are said to be the same.
Where the writer makes reference to ‘well-known’ figures or events from literature, history or mythology.
The deliberate use of exaggeration.
The repetition of the same letter at the beginning of a series of words. Eg. “Billy Brennan’s Barn”
Words whose sound imitates their meaning. eg. “buzz, tinkle, rattle, stutter, whisper, bang”
The repetition of similar vowel sounds.
A group of lines forming the basic recurring metrical unit in a poem; a verse.
Similar sounds between words or the endings of words
Any regular pattern of strong and weak beats
Uses images that appeal to the reader's senses, helping the reader to imagine how a subject looks, sounds, smells, tastes or feels

Language Features Crossword

Language Features Crossword
Type
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Description

Comparing two things using "like" or "as"
A commonly used phrase
Words that are also sounds
A word that describes a noun
Giving an inanimate object human qualities
Comparing two things by saying one this is the other
Informal/casual language
A figure of speech in which two opposite ideas are joined together to create an effect
A true story about a persons life
When two different things are compared to show how unlike they are
Technical language specific to a certain area/job
When something represents something more than itself
A more polite way to say something difficult or intense

Elements of Poetry Crossword

Elements of Poetry Crossword
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the beat created by a poems pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables
emphasized when the syllable is spoken
not emphasized when the syllable is spoken
the repetition of sounds at the ends of words, as in pool, rule, and fool
a group of lines that work together to express a central idea
like a narrator of a story, this is the voice of the poem
the use of any element of language - a sound, word, phrase, or sentence - more than once
the repetition of similar consonant sounds at the beginnings of words
the use of words to imitate sounds
the feelings and associations a word evokes in people
the dictionary definition of a word
a writer's attitude toward his or her subject
language that appeals to the five senses of sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch
writing or speech that is not meant to be taken literally
compares two unlike things using the words like or as
compares two unlike things without using the words like or as
gives human qualities to something that is not human
is an extreme exaggeration
the message or insight about life the poem conveys
a poem that tells a story in verse
a poem that expresses the thoughts and feelings of a single speaker, often in highly musical verses
a poem that is shaped to look like its subject
a Japanese form of poetry about nature, made up of three lines. the first and third lines have 5 syllables, the second line has 7
a humorous, rhyming five-line poem with a specific rhythm and pattern of rhyme
a poem that does not have a strict structure, regular rhythm, or pattern of rhyme