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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 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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figurative language Word Search

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This word search contains the following answers:

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

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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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Literary Devices Crossword

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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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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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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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poetry Word Search

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This word search contains the following answers:

dactyl
onomatopoeia
litotes
enjambment
consonance
anapest
octave
hyperbole
assonance
internal rhyme
couplet
paradox
caesura
apostrophe
alliteration
tanka
personification
metaphor
simile
figurative language
tone
speaker
allusion
mood
Imagery

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Poetic Terms Word Search

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This word search contains the following answers:

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

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Elements of Poetry Crossword

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

the beat created by a poems pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables rhythm
emphasized when the syllable is spoken stressed syllable
not emphasized when the syllable is spoken unstressed syllable
the repetition of sounds at the ends of words, as in pool, rule, and fool rhyme
a group of lines that work together to express a central idea stanza
like a narrator of a story, this is the voice of the poem speaker
the use of any element of language - a sound, word, phrase, or sentence - more than once repetition
the repetition of similar consonant sounds at the beginnings of words alliteration
the use of words to imitate sounds onomatopoeia
the feelings and associations a word evokes in people connotation
the dictionary definition of a word denotation
a writer's attitude toward his or her subject tone
language that appeals to the five senses of sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch imagery
writing or speech that is not meant to be taken literally figurative language
compares two unlike things using the words like or as simile
compares two unlike things without using the words like or as metaphor
gives human qualities to something that is not human personification
is an extreme exaggeration hyperbole
the message or insight about life the poem conveys theme
a poem that tells a story in verse narrative
a poem that expresses the thoughts and feelings of a single speaker, often in highly musical verses lyric
a poem that is shaped to look like its subject concrete
a Japanese form of poetry about nature, made up of three lines. the first and third lines have 5 syllables, the second line has 7 haiku
a humorous, rhyming five-line poem with a specific rhythm and pattern of rhyme limerick
a poem that does not have a strict structure, regular rhythm, or pattern of rhyme free verse

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