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Peter Piper picked a pair of pickled peppers Alliteration
Bob built a big black barrel out of big black bananas Alliteration
The food was so spicy my mouth was on fire! Hyperbole
I had to walk a million miles to get here! Hyperbole
Can you believe how messy his room is? The trash is piled to the ceiling. Hyperbole
I'm so hungry I could eat my stomach! Hyperbole
Bam Onomatopoeia
Pow Onomatopoeia
Splash Onomatopoeia
Bang Onomatopoeia
Her opportunity was knocking at the door. Personification
The wind howled through the night air. Personification
The computer throws a fit everytime I try to use it. Personification
The car hacked and coughed as it tried to make it up the hill. Personification
Her hair is like silk. Simile
His scream was as loud as a tractor Simile
The moon's light was as bright as a bulb Simile
I was as tired as a bear in hibernation. Simile
Life is a highway Metaphor
Love is a rose Metaphor
My homework is a beast Metaphor
My mom says my room is a pig pen Metaphor

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Figurative Language puzzle Crossword

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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

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figurative language Word Search

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idiom
analogy
personification
oxymoron
simile
assonance
pun
irony
onomatopoeia
alliteration
symbolism
hyperbole
personifacation
simile
metaphor

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Figurative Language Crossword

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

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

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STAAR Review Crossword

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

He was as brave as a lion. Simile
He lies so much! I am surprised that his nose has not grown like Pinocchio's. Allusion
It was windy in New Orleans during hurricane Katrina. Understatement
For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So FANBOYS
Type of language to express an idea or thought. Figurative Language
I was so hungry, I could eat a horse. Hyperbole
A phrase that cannot stand alone and needs additional punctuation and words to be a complete thought. Dependent
Boom! Onomatopoeia
Since, While, When, (appears in a dependent clause) Subordinate
Punctuation used to separate sentences and phrases. Comma
A phrase that can stand alone and is a complete thought. Independent
A thought of the past which interrupts a scene in a text. Flashback
At lest 2 independent clauses separated by a fanboy. Compound
The stars winked at me. Personification
The name of the test English I and English II will be taking soon!! STAAR
1 independent and at least 1 dependent clause. Complex
March 13-17 Spring Break
A warning or indication for the future. Foreshadowing
Her long hair was a flowing golden river. Metaphor
The groom had cold feet at the wedding. Idiom

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Figurative language Crossword

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You're my light metaphor
She was as cute as a monkey Simile
The old floor yelled as I was walking on it personification
I weigh a thousand pounds. hyperbole
BOOM! Onomatopoeia
I was slightly wounded at work. Euphemism
Being free is honestly inspiring. Assonance
I am nobody Paradox
Justice for you, justice for me, justice for all. Anaphora
Lindsay liked the licorice at the lovely store. Alliteration
The world hated the little old man. Synecdoche
The pencil has a point. Pun
The life of the little girl has been bitter sweet. Oxymoron
You're bad, like Bonnie and Clyde. Allusion
The construction worker needs to build him a home Irony
an apple connects with snow white as the beast connects with Beauty. Analogy

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Figurative language Puzzle Crossword

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

As American as _____ pie Apple
As _____ as a bat blind
As cool as a _________ cucumber
Football is all he cares about. hyperbole
Grandpa is older than dirt. hyperbole
Her smile was a mile wide. hyperbole
His stomach is a bottomless pit. hyperbole
She is as thin as a __________. toothpick
As clean as a _______ whistle
After Patrick did his chores, his room was clean as a whistle simile
My alarm clock yells at me every morning. personification
My flowers were begging for water. personification
Time flies and waits for no one. personification
The avalanche devoured anything standing in its way. personification
My flowers were begging for water. personification
And a cluck-cluck there onomatopoeia
Giddy up, we're homeward bound onomatopoeia
Cows go Bong! onomatopoeia
The mice go Clang onomatopoeia
Trees go ping onomatopoeia
His heart is a cold iron. metaphor
That coach is an ogre. metaphor
____ is money. time
The clouds are balls of ______. cotton
A hot potato Idiom
A _____ of cake - Very easy piece
Give it a ____ - Try shot
Be in the ____ boat - Be in the same situation same
Garry gathered the garbage. alliteration
Lazy lizards lying like lumps! alliteration
Peter Piper picked a pack of pickled peppers. alliteration
Add insult to injury Idiom

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POETRY TERMS Word Search

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This word search contains the following answers:

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

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Literary Devices Crossword

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

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

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English Terms Word Search

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This word search contains the following answers:

alliteration
antagonist
aside
characterization
conflict
critique
dialogue
flashback
hyperbole
irony
metaphor
monologue
oxymoron
parallelism
paraphrase
personification
plot
protagonist
simile
summary
theme

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figurative language Crossword

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

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

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