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Figurative Language Terms Crossword

Figurative Language Terms Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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

Figurative Language Crossword

Figurative Language Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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

Literary Terms Word Search

Literary Terms Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

characterization
personification
juxtaposition
foreshadowing
point of view
protagonist
antagonist
flashblack
symbolism
hyperbole
anaphora
epiphany
metaphor
conflict
allusion
imagery
setting
simile
irony
theme
moral
mood
tone
pun

Literary Devices Crossword

Literary Devices Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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

Literary Terms and Devices Word Search

Literary Terms and Devices Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

round character
personification
falling action
flat character
rising action
introduction
alliteration
onomatopoeia
protagonist
exposition
resolution
antagonist
atmosphere
character
assonance
hyperbole
allusion
metaphor
setting
climax
simile
plot
mood
tone

Elements of Poetry Crossword

Elements of Poetry Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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

PBR Poetry Word Search

PBR Poetry Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

project based reading
shel silverstein
emily dickenson
concrete poetry
personification
literary device
narrative poem
walt whitman
rhyme scheme
alliteration
line length
onomopoeia
hyperbole
dr seuss
composer
oxymoron
allusion
metaphor
imagery
poetry
simile
meter

Reading words Word Search

Reading words Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

personification
onomatopoeia
alliteration
nevertheless
information
accordingly
translation
collecting
synthesize
supporting
understand
vocabulary
recording
symbolism
hyperbole
different
structure
highlight
breakdown
allusion
metaphor
contrast
opposite
detailed
sentence
examples
meanings
finding
imagery
compare
because
implied
details
passage
cognate
context
analyze
phrases
gather
satire
simile
unless
stated
define
unnown
theme
taste
smell
irony
event
since
point
words
clues
feel
hear
tone
mood
same
also
idea
main
help
hint
see
but

Figurative Language Word Scramble

Figurative Language Word Scramble
Type
Word Scramble
Description

metaphor
speaker
mood
tone
analogy
imagery
onomatopoeia
personification
stanza
hyperbole
simile
idiom
repetition
alliteration
pun
figurative language
rhyme
end rhyme
internal rhyme
rhythm
lines
rhyme scheme
allusion
structure

Poetry Term Word Search

Poetry Term Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

Personification
Rhyme Scheme
Onomatopoeia
Lyric Poetry
Alliteration
Blank Verse
Free Verse
Enjambment
Consonance
Symbolism
Hyperbole
End Rhyme
Assonance
Metaphor
Purpose
Imagery
Stanza
Sonnet
Simile
Rhythm
Poetry
Ballad
Verse
Theme
Style
Meter
Idiom
Haiku
Tone
Form
Ode