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The Parts Of Speech Crossword

The  Parts  Of  Speech Crossword

Sally and Kiesha brought ___ to the picnic.
A word that connects a noun or pronoun to another word in sentence.
and, but, for, or, yet, so
Refer to two or more persons, places, objects, or ideas.
Name one person, place, object, or idea
Is a word that stands for a noun.
Can act in a sentence as subjects, objects, or possessives.
Refer to someone or something.
Are used to ask questions.
Tells what is being done in a sentence.
Link or join a noun to something that is said about it.
Is a word that describes a noun.
Is a word that describes a verb, adjective, or another adverb.
Words that can stand independently and are used to express emotion.
"Who or What"
Express action
Is a word formed by combining two or more words, leaving some of the letters out.
Must agree in number with the noun.
Show that something belongs to someone.
Shows ownership by adding an apostrophe, and "s" or both.

Literary Devices Crossword

Literary Devices Crossword

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

Poetry Vocab Crossword

Poetry Vocab Crossword

The voice talking to us in a poem the voice is NOT always the poet.
A group of consecutive lines in a poem that form a single unit. It is comparable to a paragraph in an essay.
Words that explain different sounds and functions within writing.
A fourteen-line poem, usually written in iambic pentameter.
A comparison between two unlike things, using a word such as like, as, than, or resembles.
A musical quality produced by the repetition of stressed and unstressed syllables or by the repetition of other certain sound patterns.
The repetition of accented vowel sounds and all sounds following them in words that are close together in a poem.
The pattern of end rhymes in a poem. You can identify this by using different letters of the alphabet for each rhyme.
Repeating a word, phrase, line, or stanza multiple times within the poem.
A poem or stanza of four lines.
Using words whose sounds suggest their meaning.
A lyric poem, rhymed or unrhymed, on a serious subject. These are typically addressed to one person/thing.
A poem that tells a story. Not an epic: Epics have superhuman or extraordinary happenings, narratives do not.
An imaginative comparison between two unlike things in which one thing is said to be another thing.
Poetry that expresses the feelings or thoughts of a speaker rather than telling a story. These poems are usually short and imply, as opposed to stating, a strong emotion or idea.
A series of words written, printed, or recited as one of the component’s units of a larger piece of writing, such as a poem.
A very short humorous or nonsensical poem with five lines.
Rhymes within lines.
Language that appeals to the seven senses.
Originating in Japan, a Haiku is a threeline poem which contains seventeen syllables. 5 syllables in the first line, 7 syllables in the second line, 5 syllables in the last line
Poetry without a regular meter or rhyme scheme. These poems may use internal rhyme, repetition, alliteration, onomatopoeia.
The structure and organization of a poem.
An expressive use of language.
A long narrative poem that is written in heightened language and tells stories of the deeds of a heroic character who embodies that values of a society.
Rhymes at the ends of lines.
A five-line poem in which each line follows a rule. A word for the subject of the poem. Two words that describe it. Three words that show action. Four words that show feeling. The subject word again-or another word for it.
A song or songlike poem that tells a story.
The repetition of vowel sounds in words that are close together.
•The repetition of consonant sounds in words that are close together.

Literary Terms #1-40 Worksheet

Literary Terms #1-40 Worksheet
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The perspective of the speaker it could be is first person, third person or third person omniscient.
it’s underlying message, or big idea.
style of speaking or writing, determined by the choice of words by a speaker or a writer.
are words and expressions used in poems and texts to convey various meanings and interpretations from the literal meaning.
a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind, used to make a description more emphatic or vivid
an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference.
is an object or idea that repeats itself throughout a literary work.
is a figure of speech in which two vastly different objects are likened together with the help of similes or metaphors.
a person who narrates something, especially a character who recounts the events of a novel or narrative poem.
the literal or primary meaning of a word, in contrast to the feelings or ideas that the word suggests.
is a literary device that is used step-by-step in literature to highlight and explain the details about a character in a story.
is a literary term used to describe the events that make up a story, or the main part of a story.
Is the voice behind the poem-the person we imagine to be saying things out loud.
is a figurative language technique where exaggeration is used to create a strong effect.
is the point of resolution that typically follows a climax and the falling action in literature or film.
is a set of rules in a language. It dictates how words from different parts of speech are put together in order to convey a complete thought.
is the central character or leading figure in poetry, narrative, novel or any other story.
the point of highest tension in a narrative
is the language used by the people of a specific area, class, district, or any other group of people.
is a type of drama that presents a serious subject matter about human suffering and corresponding terrible events in a dignified manner.
is the time and place in which the story takes place.
is an attitude of a writer toward a subject or an audience.
to use figurative language to represent objects, actions, and ideas in such a way that it appeals to our physical senses.
is a figure of speech in which a thing – an idea or an animal – is given human attributes.
is defined as a word which imitates the natural sounds of a thing.
is a literary device in which a writer gives an advance hint of what is to come later in the story.

Poetic Devices and Literary Terms Crossword Puzzle

Poetic Devices and Literary Terms Crossword Puzzle

the central idea, topic, or point of a story, essay, or narrative
the word choice and phrasing in any written or spoken text
words or phrases that has other meaning(s) than it's normal definition
the comparison of two things using the words "like" or "as"
a reference to something; when a writer mentions some other work, or refers to an earlier part of the current work
a verse or poem written in trochees
two successive rhyming lines in a verse and has the same meter to form a complete thought
a pause in a line of poetry that is formed by the rhythms of natural speech rather than by metrics
an extended metaphor with a complex logic that governs a poetic passage or entire poem
a form of poetry such as sonnet or elegy; a literary technique that is lyrical in nature, but not very lengthy
the voice behind the poem - the person we imagine to be saying the thing out loud
the use of over-exaggeration for the purpose of creating emphasis or being humorous, but it is not intended to be taken literally
two or more words in a phrase or line of poetry that share the same beginning sound
a word, which imitates the natural sounds of a thing
employs an understatement by using double negatives or, in other words, positive statement is expressed by negating its opposite expressions
a stylistic device in which several coordinating conjunctions are used in succession in order to achieve an artistic effect
when a thing, an idea, or an animal is given human attributes
the repetition of a vowel sound or diphthong in non-rhyming words
the deliberate repetition of the first part of the sentence in order to achieve an artistic effect
a division of four or more lines having a fixed length, meter, or rhyming scheme
repetitive sounds produced by consonants within a sentence or phrase
a literary element that evokes certain feelings or vibes in readers through words and descriptions
informal words, phrases, or even slang in a piece of writing
implicit, implied,or hidden comparisons between two things that are unrelated, but which share some common characteristics
a figure of speech in which two opposite ideas are joined to create an effect
the repetiton of the same or similar sounds that occurs in two or more words, usually at the end of lines in poems or songs
when a poen consists of foots containing unaccented and short syllables followed by a long and accented syllable in a single line of a poem
a verse with four lines, or even a full poem containing four lines, having an independent and separate theme
a literary device that demonstrates the long and short patterns through stressed and unstressed syllables, particularly in verse form
a figure of speech sometimes represented by exclamation "O"
a stylistic device used in literature and poetry to intentionally eliminate conjunctions between the phrases and in the sentence, yet maintain the grammatical accuracy
a statement that appears to be self-contadictory or silly but may include a latent truth
an attitude of a writer toward a subject or an audience
the use of figurative language to represent objects, actions, and ideas in such a way thag it appeals to our physical senses
a unit of rhythm in poetry, the pattern of the beats; a foot

Grammar Crossword Puzzle

Grammar Crossword Puzzle

A pronoun to replace "the students of class 1B"
What type of noun is "Villa Sainte-Marcelline"?
Best teacher of secondary 1 (all in one word)
Superlative of the word "wise"
Proper noun (a student in 1B and famous avenue in NYC)
Past participle of the verb "to read"
past tense: the school bell (to ring)
Adverb: the girls were studying_____weeks.
A word that shows emotion.
I describe a noun and a pronoun.
I describe a verb.
What type of word is "inside"?
The comparative degree of the word "clever".
Plural of "library".

Poetry Terms Crossword

Poetry Terms Crossword

Language that is used imaginatively, rather than literally, to express ideas or feelings in new ways.
Make comparisons between dissimilar things.
use like or as to compare two unlike things.
Speak of one thing in terms of another, as in, “All the world’s a stage.”
gives human traits to nonhuman things.
A descriptive language that creates vivid impressions. These images are developed through sensory language.
Provides details related to sight, sound, taste, touch, smell, and movement.
Used to achieve a musical quality.
the pattern created by stressed and unstressed syllables of words in a sequence.
A pattern of rhythm.
The repetition of identical sounds in the last syllable of words.
A pattern of rhyme at the ends of lines.
Initial rhyme is the repetition of the initial consonant sounds of words.
Vowel rhyme – the repetition of vowel sounds in nearby words.
The repetition of consonants within nearby words in which the preceding vowels differ, as in the words milk and walk.
Tells a story and has a plot, characters, and a setting.
A long narrative poem about the feats of gods or heroes.
A songlike narrative that has short stanzas and a refrain.
Tells a story using a character’s own thoughts or spoken statements.
Express the feelings of a single speaker. The most common type of poem in modern literature.
A verse form with three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables.
A verse form with five unrhymed lines of five, seven, five, seven, and seven syllables.
Has neither a set pattern of rhythm nor rhyme.
A fourteen-line lyric poem with formal patterns of rhyme, rhythm, and line structure.

Literary Word Crozzword Puzzle Crossword

Literary Word Crozzword Puzzle Crossword

A stanza of four lines especially one having alternate rhymes
A style of writing or speaking determined by the choice of words by a speaker or or writer
A figure of speech to represent ideas or qualities not using the words like or as
The vocies behind the poems, the person we imagine saying the things out loud.
The deliberate repetition of the first part of the sentence in order to achieve effect.
A category of artistics composition, as in music, or literature, characterized by similarities in form of style or subject matter
A literary and rhetorical device that is meant to mock with often satrical or ironic remarks with a purpose to amuse and hurt someone or some section of society simultaneously.
Is a character or group of characters which stand in composition to the protagonist of the main character.
A very typical example of a certain person or thing.
An enviroment or surrounding in which an event takes place.
The use of components in a sentence that are grammatically the same, or similar in their construction, sound, meaning, or meter.
An imitation of the style of writing or particular writer, artist, or genre with deliberate exaggeration for comic effect.
Describes the events that make up a story or the main part of the story
As a main idea or an underlying meaning of a literary work that may be stated directly or indirectly.
Is a figure of speech which involves an exaggeration of idea for the sake of the emphas.
The final part of a play, movie, or narrative in which the starnds of the plot are drawn together and matters are explained or resolved.
A list fo rules in a language. It dictates how words from diffferent parts of speech are put together in order to convey a complete thought.
A use of specific phrases and words by right in a particular situation, profession, or trade.
A long narrative poem, which is usually related to heroic deed of a person of an unusual courage and unparalled bravery.
Is an object or idea that repeat itself throughout a literary work
A time which a decisive change in a situation occurs, especially one with beneficial results.
The voice that author takes on a story
A literary element that involves a struggle between two opposing forces usually a protagonist and a antagonist.
A common way of characterization which elaborate the geographic and social background of any character.
The use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities.

literary devices Crossword

literary devices Crossword

literary device which can be defined as the resolution of the issue  of a complicated plot in fiction.
a word, which imitates the natural sounds of a thing. It creates a sound effect that mimics the thing described, making the description more expressive and interesting.
a literary device where words are used in quick succession and begin with letters belonging to the same sound group. Whether it is the consonant sound or a specific vowel group, the alliteration involves creating a repetition of similar sounds in the sentence.
literary device wherein the author uses specific words and phrases that exaggerate and overemphasize the basic crux of the statement in order to produce a grander, more noticeable effect.
usually refers to the sequence of events and happenings that make up a story. Speaker:In writing, the speaker is the voice that speaks behind the scene
literary device that is used step by step in literature to highlight and explain the details about a character in a story.
the actual definition of the word rather than the nuances of its meaning or the feelings it implies
It can be defined in a literary work as a voice or an assumed role of a character, which represents the thoughts of a writer, or a specific person the writer wants to present as his mouthpiece.
:In literature, it is described as a didactic lesson given through some sort of animal story
figure of speech, which presents a short story, typically with a moral lesson at the end.
a lyrical stanza written in praise for a person, event, or thing. The form developed in Ancient Greece and had a very specific and elaborate structure involving three parts known as the strophe, antistrophe, and epode.
The person telling the story who may or may not be a character in the story.
literary devices that uses a part of something to refer to the whole or vice versa. It is somewhat rhetorical in nature, where the entire object is represented by way of a fraction of it or a fraction of the object is symbolized by the whole
extended metaphor in a poem
any element, subject, idea or concept that is constantly present through the entire body of literature. Using a motif refers to the repetition of a specific theme dominating the literary work
One such pause is known as “caesura,” which is a rhythmical pause in a poetic line or a sentence
literary device which can be defined as having two successive rhyming lines in a verse and has the same meter to form a complete thought. It is marked by a usual rhythm, rhyme scheme and incorporation of specific utterances  
Because each foot consists of two syllables, the trochaic is known as a duple meter.
the use of components in a sentence that are grammatically the same; or similar in their construction, sound, meaning, or meter. Parallelism examples are found in literary works as well as in ordinary conversations.
a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical, cultural, literary or political significance
figure of speech that makes a comparison, showing similarities between two different things. Unlike a metaphor, a simile draws resemblance with the help of the words “like” or “as.”
any figure of speech which depends on a non-literal meaning of some or all of the words used.
the distinctive tone or tenor of an author’s writings. Diction is not just a writer's choice of words it can include the mood, attitude, dialect and style of writing.
an enduring pattern or motif throughout the literary work, occurring in a complex, long winding manner or it can be short and succinct and provide a certain insight into the story.
perspective of which a story is told

Types of Literature and Literary Device Crossword

Types of Literature and Literary Device Crossword

literature that is widely acknowledged as having outstanding or enduring qualities
a category of literature characterized by similarities in form, style, or subject matter.
a type of short story that features folklore or fantasy type characters.
a fictional story which often tells about science and technology of the future.
is a fiction story that uses magic or other supernatural elements in the plot, theme, or setting.
an attitude a writer takes toward the subject of a work, the characters in it, or the audience, revealed through diction, figurative language, and organization.
the spoken or written account of a story
tells the who, what, when, where, and how.
popular stories that convey a moral or lesson employing animals that act like humans and live in a world of wonder and magic.
stories that teach a moral or lesson about life using animals with human characteristics
stories based on tradition or legend, which have deep symbolic meaning to convey a "truth"
a semi-true story that has been passed on from person to person, and has important meaning or symbolism for the culture in which it originates.
an exaggeration of an actual event.
genre of literature in which vices, follies, abuses, and shortcomings are held up to ridicule.
a literary genre that deliberately exaggerates for comic effect.
a scene that interrupts the normal chronological sequence of events in a story to depict something that happened at an earlier time.
the expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite.
a figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes.
a vantage point from which the writer tells a story.
deliberately suggesting 2 or more different and sometimes conflicting meanings in a work.
comparison made between 2 things to show how they are alike.
opponent who struggles against or blocks the hero of the story.
is a word or phrase that has become lifeless because of overuse.
the struggle between opposing forces or characters in a story.
the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in the plot.
an atmosphere created by a writers' diction and the details selected.
the series of related events in a story.
a fixed idea or conception of a character or idea which does not allow for any individuality.