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amnesia
aspiring
camouflage
cian
firstperson
freeverse
impact
locomotion
peace
prose
protagonist
realisticfiction
roughhousing
skeptical
stanza
ward

POETRY TERMS Word Search

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symbolism
stanza
speaker
simile
sensory details
rhyme scheme
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repetition
poetry
personification
onomatopoeia
ode
narrative poem
metaphor
lyric poem
imagery
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free verse
figurative language
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alliteration

Poetry Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

stanza stanza
rhyme rhyme
lyricpoem lyricpoem
meter meter
rhythm rhythm
feet feet
figurativelanguage figurativelanguage
hyperbole hyperbole
metaphor metaphor
simile simile
alliteration alliteration
consonance consonance
assonance assonance
elegy elegy
ode ode
freeverse freeverse
poetry poetry
narrativepoem narrativepoem
dramaticpoem dramaticpoem
personification personification
theme theme

List 30 Literature Word Search

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autobiography
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1 and 2 thessalonians
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villain
poetic
descriptive
nonfiction
climax
playright
literature
nursery rhyme

Poetic Terms Word Search

Type
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Description

Alliteration
Allusion
Assonance
Ballad
Consonance
Couplet
Epic
Eye Rhyme
Free Verse
Haiku
Hyperbole
Imagery
Line Break
Lyric
Metaphor
Meter
Mood
Onomatopoeia
Personification
Poetry
Refrain
Repetition
Rhyme Scheme
Rhythm
Simile
Slant Rhyme
Sonnet
Speaker
Stanza
Symbolism
Theme
Tone
Tone Shift

Story Elements Word Search

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Description

stanza
alliteration
metephor
idiom
personification
simile
hyperbole
Figurative Language
Imagery
Theme
Resolution
Fall in Action
Climax
Rising Action
Characters
Setting
Conflict
Antagonist
Protagonist
Plot

Short Story Terminology Word Search

Type
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Description

Foreshadowing
External conflict
Internal conflict
Climax
Static character
First person
Second person
Flashback
Third person
Verbal irony
Situational irony
Dramatic irony
Point of view
Theme
Conflict
Plot
Characterization
Protagonist
Antagonist
Setting

75 Literary Terms, Elements, & Devices Word Search

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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

Common Core Vocabulary Word Search

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Description

alliteration
allusion
analogy
anecdote
antagonist
author
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character
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simile
speaker
stanza
stereotype
symbol
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tone

8th Grade Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

_________are the words spoken by characters in a play. Dialogue
The repetition of initial sounds, such as "Peter Piper Pizza" is called? Alliteration
The words around the unknown word are called....... Context Clues
Realizing the POTENTIAL danger of the situation, he called for help. Potential means? Possible
Which point of view is all knowing and sees into different characters' minds? Third Person
An example of a ____is "He is as scary as a bear." Simile
The VITRIOL in his voice--all the anger and hate--made the character scary. Vitriol means? Anger and hate
An example of ____is saying you are so hungry you could eat a horse. Hyperbole
An author describing the sun smiling on a field of flowers is an example of ____. Personification
Which point of view uses "I" or "me" First Person
A story about a person's life written by that person is called? Autobiography
The moment of highest tension in the story, the turning point is called? Climax
When an author writes a story about another person's life is called? Biography
Placing events in order in which they happened is called? Chronological Order
The main character in a work of literature, usually the "hero" or "good guy"? protagonist
the person that stands in the way of the protagonist's happiness, usually the "bad guy' is? Antagonist
The beach's Tranquility, or its peaceful feeling, made the vacation perfect. Tranquility means? Peaceful
_____is a long speech by a character in a play, spoken either to others or to himself. Monologue
A struggle between opposing forces, the problem in the story is called? Conflict
When the effects of the action or decision are revealed, leads to resolution. Falling Action
The Marlin is the social HUB of the ship-the heart and main point of attraction. Hub means? Popular part
The message, moral, or lesson of a story is called? Theme
Using your reason and experience to figure out something that is not written or stated. Inference
Description or dialogue that introduces the characters, the setting, and the situation. Exposition
Events that complicate the situation by introducing the conflict, leads to the Climax. Rising Action
Occurs when a main character clashes with an outside force. External Conflict
What does the prefix "auto" mean? Self
What does the "pre" mean? Before
______tell actors how to move and speak, usually in parentheses( ) or in italics. Stage Directions
What does the suffix "ology" mean? Study of
One man's trash is another man's treasure is an example of______. Theme
Identify the meaning of the prefix in the word UNDERESTIMATE Below

Romeo and Juliet Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The father of Romeo Lord Montague
The mother of Romeo Lady Montague
The son of Montague Romeo
The nephew of Montague and friend of Romeo Benvolio
The servant of Romeo Balthasar
The servant of Montague Abram
The father of Juliet Lord Capulet
The mother of Juliet Lady Capulet
The daughter of Capulet Juliet
The nephew of Capulet Tybalt
The 'nanny' of Juliet Nurse
The servant to the Nurse Peter
The servant of Capulet Sampson
The ruler of Verona Prince
A relative to the Prince and friend of Romeo Mercutio
The priest that marries Romeo and Juliet secretly Friar Lawrence
A young nobleman asking for Juliet's hand Paris
An unseen character as well as a niece of Capulet Rosaline
Main scene of Romeo and Juliet Verona
A poem with fourteen lines, that have ten syllables Sonnet
A poetic form that consists of five iambs Iambic Pentameter
A poem or stanza written in four lines Quatrain
A poem or stanza with two lines Couplet
The people to whom the poem is directed Audience
Usually a character the writer has taken on within the poem Speaker
Set of stressed, unstressed syllables Trochee
Set of stressed, stressed syllables Spondee
A group of lines forming the basic recurring metrical unit in a poem Stanza
A concentrated and heightened form of language, produced through rhythm and sound Poetry
The language of everyday speech Prose