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Metanoia
Metabasis
Hypotaxis
Hypophora
Hyperbole
Hyperbaton
Antithesis
Antistrophe
Antiphrasis
Antimetabole

Rhetorical Devices Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A statement of what has already been covered and what will be said next Metabasis
When an author goes back and corrects a statement they just said Metanoia
An inversion of the normal order of words, especially for the sake of emphasis Hyperbaton
Syllogism (logical argument) in which the major premise is unstated but meant to be understood Enthymeme
A sentence begins and ends with the same word/clause Epanalepsis
The last word or phrase is repeated in various sentences Epistrophe
The use of a word in a way that is not correct Catachresis
A figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the whole or vice versa Synecdote
Speaker, Audience, Subject Aristotelian triangle
speakers/writers intend to express meanings of words differently than their literal meanings Trope
a basis of mutual interest or agreement that's found in the course of an argument common ground

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

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

Rhetorical Devices Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

zeugma
amplification
metonymy
synecdoche
asyndeton
apostrophe
chiasmus
parallelism
antithesis
understatement
hyperbole
hypophora
rhetoricalquestion
exemplum
allusion
analogy
metaphor
simile
personification
imagery
repetition
irony
humor

Literary Devices Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

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

Literary Terms Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

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

Ap Lang Missed Rhetorical Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Rhetorical Devices Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Gradual increase in force of rhetorical expressions or drama of a performance Climax
Anticipating and refuting objections to an argument hypobole
Rhetorical use of simile or metaphor parabola
Figurative transfer of qualities from one object or event to another metaphor
Expression whose last part is decreased in effect from the prior part anticlimax
Rhetorical use of a pleasant or favorable form in place of a harsh one euphemism
Rhetorical conclusion or summary epilogue
Comparison of two things simile
In rhetoric, forcing a choice between two equally unfavorable choices dilemma
Impression by extravagant exaggeration hyperbole
Contrast of ideas by means of parallel arrangement of words or clauses antithesis
Figure of speech combining contradictory terms oxymoron

Figurative Language puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The clouds are balls of _____. cotton
She is as thin as a _____. toothpick
Giddy up, we're homeward bound. onomatopoeia
Cows go click clackity moo! onomatopoeia
Be in the _____ boat - Be in the same situation. same
My alarm clock yells at me every morning. personification
That coach is an ogre. Metaphor
After Patrick did his chores, his room was clean as a whistle simile
My flowers were begging for water. Personification
Grandpa is older than dirt. Hyperbole
Garry gathered the garbage. Alliteration
A hot potato. Idiom
His heart is a cold iron. metaphor
Rita heard the last piece of pie calling her name. personification
And a cluck cluck there. onomatopoeia
Lazy lizards living like lumps! Alliteration
Peter Piper picked a pack of pickled peppers. Alliteration
A _____ of cake - Very easy piece
The avalanche devoured anything in its way. personification
Football is all he cares about. hyperbole
His stomach can hold a mountain. hyperbole
Time flies and waits for no one. personification
As cool as a _____. cucumber
Tree go ping. onomatopoeia
Give it a _____ -Try shot
As ______ as a bat blind
As American as ______ pie. apple
Her smile was a mile wide. Hyperbole
As clean as a ______. whistle
Add insult to injury. Alleteration

ELA II Rhetorical Devices BINGO

Type
Bingo Cards
Description

similie
metaphor
hyperbole
understatement
alliteration
appositive
onomatopoeia
oxymoron
Parallelism
antithesis
anaphora
epithet
analogy
allusion
enumeratio
metanoia
tone
prose
syntax
diction
connotation
denotation
participle
action verbs

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