Type
Crossword
Description

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

Figurative Language Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Figurative Language Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Figurative Language Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

figurative language Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

repeated consonant sound alliteration
an expression cliche
represents a sound onomatopoeia
not literal idiom
used in the opposite of the speakers thoughts irony
compares two unlike things metaphor
compares two or more things using like or as simile
metaphor giving distinct human qualities personification
bold words that stand out hyperbole
Identity or similarity in sound between internal vowels assonance
A figure of speech in which one word or phrase is substituted for another with which it's closely associated Metonymy
similar sense or sound of different words Pun
makes a situation seem less important or serious than it is. Understatement
which a part is used to represent the whole synecdoche
incongruous or contradictory terms appear side by side. Oxymoron
appears to contradict itself Paradox
rhetorical strategy of describing something indirectly by referring to things around it. Metonymy
an inoffensive term for one considered offensively explicit Euphemism
phrase at the beginning of successive clauses or verses Anaphora
an affirmative is expressed by negating its opposite Litotes

Literary Terms and Devices Vocabulary 2 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Literary Devices Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Figurative Language & Other Literary Devices Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Comparison of 2 unlike things using "like" or "as" simile
Comparison of 2 unlike things without "like" or "as" Metaphor
Bestowing human qualities on inanimate objects personification
Exaggeration used for effect hyperbole
An expression that should not be taken literally idiom
Humorous play on words pun
A mental picture image
Use of language that appeals to the senses Imagery
Use of words that mimic the sounds they represent Onomatopoeia
Brief popular saying proverb
Figure of speech made up of contradictory terms oxymoron
Antonym of "hyperbole" understatement
Repetition of initial consonant sounds alliteration
Implied meaning of a word connotation
Dictionary meaning of a word denotation
Nonstandard form of a language dialect
Conversation between 2 or more characters. dialogue
A tall ___ uses many unbelievable elements. tale
Meat and ___ are homonyms meet

AP Literary Terms Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a phrase or opinion that is overused and betrays a lack of original thought. cliche
a statement or proposition that, despite sound (or apparently sound) reasoning from acceptable premises, leads to a conclusion that seems senseless, logically unacceptable, or self-contradictory paradox
a figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction . oxymoron
the substitution of the name of an attribute or adjunct for that of the thing meant. metonymy
a figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the whole or vice versa. synecdoche
the recurrence of similar sounds, especially consonants, in close proximity. consonance
in poetry, the repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthong in nonrhyming stressed syllables near enough to each other for the echo to be discernible. assonance
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words. alliteration
the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named. onomatopoeia
the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing. diction
a word or phrase that is not formal or literary, typically one used in ordinary or familiar conversation. colloquialism

Poetic Devices Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A narrative poem concerning a serious topic, usually containing heroic deeds or actions Epic Poem
A poem expressing personal thoughts or feelings Lyric Poem
A poem that tells a story Narrative Poem
A poem having no rhyme or regular meter Free Verse
A rhyme occuring at the end of a poem's lines End Rhyme
A rhyme not occurring at the ends of a poem's lines Internal Rhyme
A specific rhyme pattern that repeats in a poem Rhyme Scheme
The sharing of similar sounds in words Rhyme
The repetition of beginning constanant sounds Alliteration
An over exaggeration Hyperbole
A comparison between two objects using the words "like" or "as" Simile
The use of words to represent or recreate sounds Onomatopoeia
Giving human characteristics or nature to non-human things Personification
A comparison between two objects that doesn't use the words "like" or "as" Metaphor
The repetition of specific consonant sounds Consonance
The repetition of specific vowel sounds Assonance
The dictionary definition of a word Denotation
The implications of a word beyond the dictionary definition Connotation
The overall topic or idea of a poem Theme

Vocab Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a literary device that repeats the same words or phrases a few times to make an idea clearer and more memorable. Repetition
correspondence of sound between words or the ending of words, especially when these are used at the ends of lines of poetry. rhyme
used to convey something that is different from the literal meaning. Figurative language
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable. metaphor
a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind. simile
giving a non-human like thing, traits and characteristics of a human. Personification
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally. hyperbole
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words. alliteration
using figurative language to present objects, actions and ideas in such a way that appeals to our physical senses. imagery
a group of lines forming the basic recurring metrical unit in a poem; a verse. stanza
a mark or character used as a conventional representation of an object, function or process. symbol
the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named. onomatopoeia
in poetry, the repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthong in non rhyming stressed syllables near enough to each other for the echo be discernible. assonance
a strong, regular, repeated pattern of movement or sound. rhythm
a poet's deliberate pattern of lines that rhyme with other lines in a poem or stanza. rhyme scheme