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Poetic Terms Word Search

Poetic Terms Word Search
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Personification
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POETRY TERMS Word Search

POETRY TERMS Word Search
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figurative language
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Literary Terms Word Search

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structure
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75 Literary Terms, Elements, & Devices Word Search

75 Literary Terms, Elements, & Devices  Word Search
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Figurative Language
Characterization
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In Medias Res
Juxtaposition
Point Of View
Turning Point
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Onomatopoeia
Polyayndeton
Parallelism
Protagonist
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Antithesis
Colloquial
consonance
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Archetype
Assonance
Hyperbole
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Structure
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Poetic Devices and Literary Terms Crossword Puzzle

Poetic Devices and Literary Terms Crossword Puzzle
Type
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Description

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

Poetic Devices and Literary Terms Crossword

Poetic Devices and Literary Terms  Crossword
Type
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Description

The base that acts as a foundation for the entire literary piece. The theme links all aspects of the literary work with one another and is basically the main subject.
A poem's underlying structure and the rhythm between each line
when an author uses certain words or phrases to create a image in the reader's mind
the perspective or attitude that the author adopts with regards to a specific character, place or development.
the use of concepts or ideas that are contradictory to one another, yet, when placed together hold significant value on several levels.
a practice in literature whereby the author purposely leaves out conjunctions in the sentence , while maintaining the grammatical accuracy of the phrase.
a figure of speech that is used to represent something that is either dead , absent , or non human and acts as if the subject was present .
a pattern that can be made up by a number of things
A stanza that consists of four lines .
rhythmic pattern that consists of five iambs per line.
a repetition of sounds that sound the same .
allows the author to use contradictory, contrasting concepts placed together in a manner that actually ends up making sense in a strange, and slightly complex manner.
a comparison of two things without using like or as
The use of informal words , phrases or even slang in a piece of writing .
the mental and emotional disposition of the author towards the subject, which in turn lends a particular character or atmosphere to the work.
the repetition of sounds in a quick succession produced by consonants within a sentence or phrase.
refers to one unit or group of lines, which forms one particular faction in poetry.
A word or group of words that are repeated at the beginning of two or more successive clauses or sentences.
the repetition of sounds produced by vowels within a sentence or phrase
the practice of attaching human traits and characteristics with inanimate objects, phenomena and animals.
the process of using conjunctions or connecting words frequently in a sentence, placed very close to one another.
figures of rhetoric speech that use an understated statement of an affirmative by using a negative description.
to words whose very sound is very close to the sound they are meant to depict.
Words that are being used in quick successions and begin with letters belonging to the same sound group
specific words and phrases that exaggerate and overemphasize the basic crux of the statement in order to produce a grander, more noticeable effect.
the person behind the poem who we basically think is saying the poem
a literary technique that is lyrical in nature, but not very lengthy.
an extended metaphor that compares two very dissimilar things
a fracture of sorts within a sentence where the two separate parts are distinguishable from another yet still linked to one another
having two successive rhyming lines in a verse and has the same meter to form a complete thought .
literary device that can be defined as a line in verse or poetry
the author refers to a subject matter such as a place , event , or literary work by a way of passing reference
comparission of two things using like or as
figures of speech to be more effective, persuasive, and impactful.
the distinctive tone or tenor of an author's writings .

Poetic Devices / Literary Terms Crossword

Poetic Devices / Literary Terms  Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

The specific word choice an author uses to persuade or convey tone, purpose or effect
A repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds usually those found in stressed syllables of close proximity
A section of a poem demarcated by extra line spacing
Overstatement characterized by exaggerated language
A feeling of ambiance resulting from the tone of a piece as well as the writer attitude and pov
A figure of speech that combines two apparently contradictory elements sometimes resulting in a humorous image or statement
Ordinary language , the venavular
A reference to a literary or historic event
The sequential repetition of a similar initial sound usually applied to constants usually heard in close proximate stressed syllables
Two rhyming lines of iambic pentameter that together present a single idea or connection
A lyric poem that is somewhat serious in subject matter and treatment
A word capturing or approximating the sound of what it describes
A direct explicit comparison of one thing to another usually using word "like" or "as"
The attitude a literary work takes toward its subject and theme
The repetition of a sequence of two or more consonants but with a change in the intervening vowels
Broadly defined any sensory detail or evocation in a work
The more or less regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry
Treating an abstraction or non human object as if it were a person
An understatement for rhetorical effect
The use of conjunctions in close succession
The person now necessarily the author who is the voice in the poem
A technique in writing in which the author temporarily interrupts the order
An address or invocation to something that is inanimate
The modulation of weak and strong element on the flow of speech
A meterical foot of poetry consisting of one short syllable followed by one long syllable
The regular repetition of the same similar sounds most often at the end of lines
A pause in a line or verse, indicated by natural speech patterns rather than due specific metrical patterns
A poetic stanza of four lines
A foot of poetry consisting of one long stressed syllable followed by one short or unstressed syllable
The omission or absence of conjunctions between parts of a sentence
An extended metaphor in a poem
A situation that seems contradictory but may actually true
A generalized abstract paraphrase of the inferred central or dominant idea
Comparing two things without using the words "like" or "as "
The regular repetition of the same word at the beginning of sucessive phrases

Figurative Language Bingo

Figurative Language Bingo
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Irony
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Personification
Literary Allusion
A Pun
hyperbole
onomatopoeia
phrase
alliteration
idiom
simile
metaphor
oxymoron
cliche
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apostrophe
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Literary Terms Word Search

Literary Terms Word Search
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Description

Characterization
Personification
Alliteration
In Medias Res
Juxtaposition
Onomatopoeia
Polyayndeton
Antithesis
consonance
Foreshadow
Parallelism
Protagonist
Antagonist
Archetype
Colloquial
Figurative
Synecdoche
Allusion
Assonance
Hyperbole
Language
Narrator
Quatrain
Caesura
Conceit
Dialect
Diction
Imagery
Litotes
Parable
Persona
Couplet
Iambic
Jargon
Irony
Meter
Motif
Rhyme
Stanza
Fable
Tone
Mood
Ode