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expository
persuasive
narrative
implied
depict
focus
subtitle
graphic
summarize
paraphrase
tone
symbol
climax
conflict
writers purpose
irony
imagery
theme
Personification
Metaphors
Similes

8th Grade Vocabulary Word Search

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Description

ALLUSIONS
ANALOGY
ANALYZE
argumentative
bias
characterization
citation
claim
connotation
denotation
elaborate
evaluate
evidence
explanatory
expository
generalize
imagery
inference
irony
literal
memoir
paraphrase
persuasive
point of view
relevant
satire
stereotype
style
support
symbolism
textual evidence
theme
thesis
transition words
words cited

English Terms Word Search

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Description

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

Literary Devices Word Search

Type
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Description

third person limited
third person omniscient
dynamic characters
personification
static characters
first person
internal conflicts
external conflicts
main characters
metaphor
character
foreshadowing
themes
flashback
narrator
symbolism
plot
tone
simile
irony
conflict
setting
minor characters

Literary Terms Word Search

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Description

anaphora
mood
irony
characterization
imagery
epiphany
juxtaposition
foreshadowing
antagonist
protagonist
pun
theme
flashblack
personification
symbolism
moral
point of view
setting
tone
simile
hyperbole
metaphor
conflict
allusion

Reading words Word Search

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Description

recording
collecting
finding
synthesize
gather
information
theme
symbolism
personification
hyperbole
see
feel
taste
hear
smell
satire
allusion
onomatopoeia
alliteration
imagery
irony
tone
event
mood
metaphor
simile
contrast
compare
opposite
different
same
nevertheless
accordingly
unless
but
also
since
because
supporting
stated
implied
details
passage
point
idea
main
cognate
structure
translation
highlight
detailed
define
sentence
breakdown
understand
examples
unnown
help
vocabulary
hint
meanings
context
analyze
words
phrases
clues

Figurative Language Terms Word Search

Type
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Description

point of view
narrator
symbolism
denotation
connotation
end rhyme
rhyme
antagonist
protagonist
foreshadowing
conflict
tone
mood
theme
setting
exposition
rising action
plot
climax
imagery
Oxymoron
Pun
Personification
Adjective
Hyperbole
Onomatopoeia
interal rhyme
alliteration
metaphor
similie

Literary Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What structure do these terms make up? Dramatic
Time and place Setting
Setting Exposition
Opposing force Antagonist
Here/Main Character Protagonist
Storyline Plot
Something that represents something else Symbol
Internal and/or external Conflict
A hint at what is to come Foreshadow
A category of literature Genre
Attitide Tone
Main Idea of an essay Thesis
The dictionary meaning of a word Denotation
Implied meaning Connotation
Compare using like or as SImile
Comparison Metaphor
Events leading to the climax Rising Action
Events leading to the conclusion Falling Action
Conclusion/Closure Resolution
Person telling the story Narrator
Static, dynamic, stock, flat, round Character
Turning Point Climax
Mental pictures Imagery
Contradictory statement Irony
Exaggeration Hyperbole

75 Literary Terms, Elements, & Devices Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Alliteration
Allusion
Antagonist
Antithesis
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
Turning Point

8th grade vocabulary Word Search

Type
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Description

persuasive
textual evidence
works cited
thesis
transition words
satire
theme
symbolism
support
style
stereotype
relevant
point of view
paraphrase
memoir
literal
irony
inference
imagery
generalize
expository
explanatory
evidence
evalvate
elaborate
denotation
connotation
claim
citation
characterization
bias
argumentative
analyze
analogy
allusions

PSSA Literary Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The term for words that mean the same thing Synonyms
Pairs of words that have opposite, or nearly opposite, meanings Antonyms
The methods a writer uses to develop the personality of the character Characterization
The figurative language term for an exaggeration Hyperbole
A reference in a work of literature to a well known character, place, or situartion in history, politics, or science or from another wrok of literature, music, or art. Allusion
The point of greatest emotional intensity, interest, or suspence in a narrative; turning point Climax
The use of clues by an author to prepare readers for events that will happen in a story Foreshadowing
Language that emphasizes sensory impressions to help the reader of a literary work see, hear, feel, smell, and taste the scenes desrcibed in the work Imagery
The term for when the opposite of what is expected or said occurs Irony
The emotional quality or atmosphere of a story or poem Mood
The part of the plot in which the characters, setting, and situation are introduced Exposition
The central struggle between opposing forces in a story or drama Conflict
A prose narrative in which situations and characters are invented by the writer Fiction
Mode of writing that tells a story Narrative
The relationship of the narrator, or storyteller, to the story (1st or 3rd) Point Of View
The part of a plot that concludes the falling action by revealing or suggesting the outcome of the conflict Resolution
A figure of speech that compares or equates seeminglingy unlike things. Implies the comparison rather than stating it with "like" or "as" Metaphor
A figure of speech in which an animal, object, or idea is given human form or characteristics Personification
A figure of speech using like or as to compare seemingly unlike things Simile
The use of images to represent internal realities Symbolism
The attitude of the narrator toward the subject, ideas, theme, or characters Tone
The main idea of the story. Usually expressed asa a general statement Theme