Type
Crossword
Description

Turning toward light PHOTOTROPIC
To write one's own name AUTOGRAPH
Knowing how someone far away is feeling TELEPATHY
Measures heat THERMOMETER
The area of the earth from the Tropic of Cancer to the Tropic of Capricorn TROPICS
One who loves wisdom PHILOSOPHER
Fear of open space AGORAPHOBIA
Two words with the same meaning Synonym
Statement beside or inside a main sentence PARENTHESIS
Sounds that go together SYMPHONY
A form of rhyming Italian poetry SONNET
Device to look at small objects MICROSCOPE
Machine for seeeing things far away TELEVISION
Study of how to improve an art or skill TECHNOLOGY

Poetic Terms Word Search

Type
Word Search
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

Poetry Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Figurative Language Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A group of lines in a poem stanza
poets use these to convey a meaning beyond the ordinary meaning figurativelanguage
the way poems are written and may or many not be sentences lines
words or phrases that appeal to the five senses imagery
comparison that does not use like or as metaphor
describes an animal or object with human qualitites personification
comparison using like or as simile
the narrator of the poem speaker
poets use this to reinforce a poem's meaning and mood rhythm
use of rhyming words within a single line of poetry internalrhyme
repeating of words, phrases or lines in a poem repifition
the use of words whose sounds suggest their meaning onomatopoeia
use of rhymes at the end of the lines endrhyme
the pattern created by stressed and unstressed syllales in a line of poetry meter
repeition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words alliteration
the pattern the end rhyme creates rhymescheme
repetition of sounds at the end of the words rhyme
how the writing makes the reader feel mood
exaggeration hyperbole
a phrase or expression that is overused cliche
a word or phrase that means something other than what is actually being said idiom
a play on a words double meaning or pronunciation pun
reference to another person, place, event, literary work, etc. allusion
a comparison between two things, typically on the basis of their structure and for the purpose of explanantion or clarification analogy
arrangement and relaionship of the parts of a piece of writing structure

The Italian Renaissance Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The study of history, poetry, grammar and rhetoric Humanities
Studied classic Greek and Roman culture to better understand their own culture Humanism
meaning Re-birth Renaissance
A Florentine man who lived in the 1300's was an early humanist, poet, and scholar Petrarch
Wrote a book called "The Prince" Machiavelli
Designed flying machines and undersea boats centuries before they were invented Leonardo da Vinci
Painted the Sistine Chapel Michelangelo
Famous for painting "The School of Athens" Raphael
A technique that allowed artist to create realistic pictures by making far away objects appear smaller Perspective
Italy was divided into small ? city-states

Vocab Words Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

anemometer
Anglophile
geometry
Philadelphia
phillumenist
philosopher
philter
photosynthesis
phototropic
symmetry
Telepathy
television
thermotropism
tropics
tropophilous

Sonnet LV Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

To coat in gold Gilded
Tone of the couplet Loving
Term that means stonework Masonry
Theme: Poetry is _______ Eternal
Biblical reference in the rhyming couplet Judgement Day
To smear/cover in a greasy or sticky substance Besmeared
Tone of the first quatrain Admiring
Term meaning hostility enmity
Theme: poetry can keep a person's ________ alive forever Memory
Tone of the second quatrain Aggressive
Term meaning all future generations Posterity

Poetry Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

dead people epitaph
a pithy saying epigram
no rhyme free verse
exposing writers emotions lyric
connected events????????? narrative
imitation or comedic copy parody
14 line poem sonnet
14 line rhymes in a particular pattern shake spear sonnet
a poem with an octave with the rhyme scheme abbaabba petrarchan sonnet
a lyric poem ode
verse without rhyme blank verse
the ordered pattern of rhymes at the ends of the lines of a poem or verse. rhyme scheme
foot containing unaccented and short syllables followed by a long and accented syllable in a single line of a poem lamb
a line of verse with five metrical feet, each consisting of one short (or unstressed) syllable followed by one long (or stressed) syllable iambic
a rhyme involving a word in the middle of a line and another at the end of the line or in the middle of the next. internal rhyme
regularly recurring phrase refrain
word that rhyme in poetry Rhythm
two lines of verse, usually in the same meter and joined by rhyme, that form a unit. couplet
something a song has verse
two lines of verse, usually in the same meter and joined by rhyme, that form a unit. octave
a stanza of four lines, especially one having alternate rhymes. quatrain
the last six lines of a sonnet. sestet
a group of lines forming the basic recurring metrical unit in a poem; a verse. stanza
Who needs help I DO
Gucci gang?????????? Gone country
AM i PERGENATE MAYBE
WORK TITTIES

POETRY TERMS Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

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

Vocab Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a literary device that repeats the same words or phrases a few times to make an idea clearer and more memorable. Repetition
correspondence of sound between words or the ending of words, especially when these are used at the ends of lines of poetry. rhyme
used to convey something that is different from the literal meaning. Figurative language
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable. metaphor
a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind. simile
giving a non-human like thing, traits and characteristics of a human. Personification
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally. hyperbole
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words. alliteration
using figurative language to present objects, actions and ideas in such a way that appeals to our physical senses. imagery
a group of lines forming the basic recurring metrical unit in a poem; a verse. stanza
a mark or character used as a conventional representation of an object, function or process. symbol
the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named. onomatopoeia
in poetry, the repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthong in non rhyming stressed syllables near enough to each other for the echo be discernible. assonance
a strong, regular, repeated pattern of movement or sound. rhythm
a poet's deliberate pattern of lines that rhyme with other lines in a poem or stanza. rhyme scheme

Poetry Crossword Puzzle - Textbook pp.604-643

Type
Crossword
Description

the character, or voice, who tells the poem speaker
writing or speech that appeals to one or more of the five senses---sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch imagery
writing that is innovative, imaginative, and not meant to be taken literally figurative language
figure of speech that is a comparison without using 'like' or 'as' metaphor
figure of speech in which two unlike thing are compared using 'like' or 'as' simile
the arrangement of groups of lines to a poem stanza
the pattern of rhyme in a poem rhyme scheme
figure of speech where an inanimate object or animal is given human characteristics personification
poems with a formal tone, written for the single purpose of celebrating or honoring a person, object, or idea odes
tells a story in verse narrative poetry
the use of words that imitate sounds, like Pow! onomatopoeia
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words, as in feathered friend alliteration
expresses the thoughts and feelings of a single speaker, often in very musical verse lyrical poetry
fourteen-line poems with a formal tone that follows a specific rhyme scheme sonnets
formal poems that reflect on death or other solemn, serious themes elegies
long narrative poems that tell an exciting or inspiring story, usually about a hero epics
song-like poems that tell a story, often dealing with adventure, tragedy, or romance ballads
defined by its lack of strict structure free verse poetry
humorous five-line poems with specific rhythmic pattern and an aabba rhyme scheme limericks
poem in which the words are arranged on the page to form a shape that suggests the topic or ideas in the poem concrete poem
short, unrhymed poems, often about nature haikus
the most musical of literary forms poetry
the repeated use of a sound, word, or phrase repetition
the repetition of sounds at the ends of words--thin skin rhyme