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Poetry Terms Word Search

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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
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Protagonist
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POETRY TERMS Word Search

POETRY TERMS Word Search
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sensory details
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poetry Word Search

poetry Word Search
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Poetry Terms Crossword

Poetry Terms Crossword
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Language that is used imaginatively, rather than literally, to express ideas or feelings in new ways.
Make comparisons between dissimilar things.
use like or as to compare two unlike things.
Speak of one thing in terms of another, as in, “All the world’s a stage.”
gives human traits to nonhuman things.
A descriptive language that creates vivid impressions. These images are developed through sensory language.
Provides details related to sight, sound, taste, touch, smell, and movement.
Used to achieve a musical quality.
the pattern created by stressed and unstressed syllables of words in a sequence.
A pattern of rhythm.
The repetition of identical sounds in the last syllable of words.
A pattern of rhyme at the ends of lines.
Initial rhyme is the repetition of the initial consonant sounds of words.
Vowel rhyme – the repetition of vowel sounds in nearby words.
The repetition of consonants within nearby words in which the preceding vowels differ, as in the words milk and walk.
Tells a story and has a plot, characters, and a setting.
A long narrative poem about the feats of gods or heroes.
A songlike narrative that has short stanzas and a refrain.
Tells a story using a character’s own thoughts or spoken statements.
Express the feelings of a single speaker. The most common type of poem in modern literature.
A verse form with three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables.
A verse form with five unrhymed lines of five, seven, five, seven, and seven syllables.
Has neither a set pattern of rhythm nor rhyme.
A fourteen-line lyric poem with formal patterns of rhyme, rhythm, and line structure.

Poetry Term Word Search

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Famous Poets & Poetry Terms Word Search

Famous Poets & Poetry Terms  Word Search
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Robert Louis Stevenson
Shel Silverstein
Edgar Allan Poe
Emily Dickinson
Langston Hughes
Personification
Sharon Creech
Lewis Carroll
Alliteration
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Robert Frost
Edward Lear
White Space
Shakespeare
Roald Dahl
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Know Your Poetry Terms Word Search

Know Your Poetry Terms Word Search
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CONSONANCE
ASSONANCE
HYPERBOLE
NARRATIVE
LIMERICK
METAPHOR
METONYMY
QUATRAIN
COUPLET
REFRAIN
ACCENT
BALLAD
DACTYL
POETRY
SIMILE
SONNET
STANZA
ELEGY
ENVOY
HAIKU
IDYLL
LYRIC
METER
RHYME
TANKA
TROPE
VERSE
EPIC
FOOT
ODE

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

Poetry Dictionary Word Search

Poetry Dictionary Word Search
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Alliteration
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