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Poetic Techniques. A direct comparison is made between two things.. When one line of poetry runs onto another with no punctuation.. When two opposite images are placed side by side in a poem to create a contrast.. When you give an object human qualities.. Comparing two things using like or as.. Big
Folk Tale Find all the words that go in the boxes Babe the Blue Ox's best Friend. Paul Bunyan's animal companion. Someone who grows crops. A type of dough made from long fermentation dough. When wood is trimmed into a cylinder form. Hard
Heracles killing people is against the ____. Hercules had to ____ Cerebus. when Hercules had bloody hands he had to ____ them. Hercules killed his _______ in a magic haze. Goddess of the rainbow. Big
A Doll's House Doctor's ailment. To sign another person;s name. December 25th. Country where Mr. Helmer recovered. Last name of the doctor. Teenage
Story Elements genre in which you read about a person's life written by themselves. comparing two unlike things without using the words like or as. a type of narration where the narrator makes you a part of the story and uses the pronouns you and your. the author's purpose for writing a politica speech or an ad in a newspaper. the part of a story when teh conflict gets resolved or fixed. Hard
Fairy Tales & Fables Name the fairy tale or fable that matches each clue. This fable is the one we used as an example in class. This female had seven dwarfs come to live with her and is also a Disney movie.. This fairy tale involves a prince, a maid, and a glass slipper. This story/ character would be considered both a fairy tale and a fable and is in Into the Woods. This word describes something that you must show in your own stories. Two examples of these would be love and jealousy.. Older Children
The Road Not Taken A person, place, thing, object, or activity that stands for something beyond itself used to add a deeper meaning to the theme . The message a poet once the poem to have for the reader . The science or study of poetic meters and verse . The overall organization of lines and/or the predictable patterns of sound . Voice of the poem. Older Children
Homophones increased relavence of something. Picking something over another. Able to do something. A place with an arid climate. To give someone a job. Hard
Ancient Greeks God of fire, volcanoes, and the forge. considered the greatest historian of the ancient world. Poseidon was god of the sea and what?. The Greeks got the idea of an alphabet from what ancient civilization?. Name a famous philosopher.. Older Children
Poetry Terms a comparison between two unlike things without using like or as. the poet makes his/her own rules about rhythm, rhyme, sound, feel, and look of the poem. an exaggeration used to make a point: a mountain of work. giving human characteristics to nonhuman things: the moon is tired. when vowel sounds rhyme but the words do not: heart/scarf. Big
Memorable Mothers in Literature Which mother clashes with her adopted daughter over puffed sleeves?. After being resurrected from death, which mother is consumed with a desire for vengeance and takes the new name of Lady Stoneheart?. Which grandmother uses bush magic to make her granddaughter invisible?. Which mother gives her son chamomile tea when he is taken ill?. Which mother is played by Tilda Swinton in the film adaptation of the book?. Hard
Elements of Poetry Read the definitions and write the correct term a line in a poem. repetition of a consonant sound. indirect comparison uses the words like or as. a direct comparison. exaggeration. Hard
Elements of Poetry the repetition of the final consant sound in stressed syllables with different vowels sounds.. describes one thing as if it were something else.. give human qualities to something non-human. individual parts of a poem-usually begins with a capital letter to show the beginning of the part.. the use of words that imitate sounds. Big
Greek Myths Complete the following crossword puzzle Goddess of love and beauty. God of the sea. Goddess of agriculture. Goddess of intelligence, peace and warfare. King of the Greek gods. Older Children
Poetry Our goalie was a beast.. no particular rhythm or rhyme. push, rush. the chorus of a song. the attempt to spell out the sound. Older Children
Othello who is Desdemona's cousin. Desdemona's friend and servant. Othello's cause of death. when Iago talks to the audience it is called an. Barbantio accuses Othello of using what to Desdemona. Hard
Perseus Perseus and Andromeda __ . King of Argos; father of Danae. Perseus consulted them to get information about the Nymphs of the North. sent Perseus on a dangerous quest . Perseus must get the head of __. Hard
Coram Boy What did Mother Catbrain tell Aaron he was born as, he currently is, and he always will be?. Who did Mr. Gaddarn take to be his house slave?. Who did Otis Gardiner transform into in the second half of the book?. What did Melissa give her child to remember her by?. Who convinced Mrs. Milcote to allow the baby to be presumed dead?. Hard
Contents of The Dead Man´s Pocket endless. almost unnoticeable. breath. unobstructed. not relating to the point or situation. Hard
Beowulf Fill out all boxes with words matching the definitions from the poem Beowulf Gate keeper for Hrothgar . A movable wooden board used as a ramp to board or disembark from a ship or boat. Members of a legendary royal family of Danes or their people . Beowulf's childhood friend. A man who is one of a person's blood relations. Hard
The Crucible young minister who is an expert in witchcraft. head minister of Salem's church. year in which The Crucible takes place. people are often accused of this. type of government; rule by God through religious officials. Hard
Perseus and Medussa Danae was locked in a what?. Has snakes in hair.. Medusa is a what?. Polydectes was a what?. People brought what to the wedding?. Older Children
Journey's End Where the play is set. The team Osborne usually played rugby for. Slang term for England used in the play. One of the things Osborne asks Stanhope to pass to his wife if he's killed. Osborne's nickname. Hard
Hamlet Fortinbrs is from here. Guildenstern and ____. Son of Polonius. 'The Ghost'; Hamlet's father. King of Denmark after Prince Hamlet dies. Hard
Playwriting The reason the actor is saying a line. God that is ordered to bound Prometheus to a rock. A division or a unit of a drama. A long speech by one actor. The recorded conversation of two or more persons as an element of drama. Hard
Types of Genre The story of a real person's life written by another person. A story using made-up characters that could happen in real life. A fictional story that takes place in a particular time period in the past. A verse written to create a response of thought and feeling from the reader. . A suspenseful story about a puzzling event that is not solved until the end of the story. Big
Plot Structure main event between the protagonist and antagonist in a story. The most exciting part. . a lesson or message the author is trying to help you learn in a story. the events that lead to the resolution. how the conflict was solved. the part of a literary work in which the characters, setting, conflict, and mood are made known. Older Children
Greek Gods and Goddess Fill in God of fire. Goddess of love and beauty. Apollo is the god of. Goddess of farming roman name. Symbol for god of the underworld. Very Difficult
Famous German Poets Poet, playwright and theatrical reformer. Wrote the 'Three-Penny Opera'.. Famous poem: 'Zeh was a Pharmacist' and 'A Shadow on the Wall'.. 19th Century German author and poet.. Many of his poems reflected the landscape of Brandenburg.. Associated with Romanticism.. Hard
Greek Mythology god of the wild, shepherds. Master blacksmith god of fire and the forge. refers to 'island of Atlas. Goddess of love. Goddess of the River Styx. Big
Greek Myth demeter was____ to her daughters kidnapper. some of the gods are very smart and ___. benign: prophecy was ____ form up in the tower. when persophone is kid napped her mother put ____ on all the plants. many gods have a ____on other gods. Hard
Poetry Terms A comparison which doesn't use 'as' or 'like'.. When a sentence or idea runs over two or more lines.. When an animal or thing is referring to as if it is human.. A comparison using the words 'as' or 'like'.. Words that sound like what they mean.. Older Children
Examinable Terms arranged in order according to the order of time. to represent, indicate or typify before hand. the difference between things having similar or comparable natures . a written composition in which two or more characters are represented as conversing . relating representation of form of figure in art. Very Difficult
English Partner to listening. The source and history of a word. Comprising more than one mode. Texts that use more than one medium eg combining images with sound. Partner to reading. Big
Dark They Were, and Golden-Eyed Harry decided to build this.. David's Martian name. He reported that the Martians in the hills were very friendly.. It had blue marble halls, large murals, and a swimming pool.. Harry would only eat food from this. Very Difficult
The Minister's Black Veil a multitude of assembled persons. a lively celebration or party. a portentous event : omen. marked by or showing reverence for deity and devotion to divine worship. a member or inhabitant of a parish. Hard
Vocabulary Geometry intersection point of the altitudes of a triangle. centroid of a triangle is located ____ ____ the distance from a vertex to the midpoint of the opposite the vertex on a median. point of concurrency of the perpendicular bisectors of a triangle. ____ of the vertices in a similarity statement is important. ____ similarity if the measures of two sides of a triangle are proportional to the measures of two corresponding sides of another triangle and the included angles are congruent. Hard
Library The writer of a book... They can be loaned from a library.. You need this item to loan a book.. How animals blend into their surroundings.. Our current IPC topic.. Older Children
Greek Mythology A flat stone forming a heart, family life, home. The food or drink or the gods. An onomatopoeia that is used in Book 5 of the Odyssey. A tree or shrub of the birch family. To change direction suddenly. Older Children
The Merchant of Venice The LEADing man chose this one.... Jeez will he ever shut up.... I am writing in this method right now, Ten syllables a line is annoying.... You're a blinking idiot if you pick this box.... If your a spiteful old Jewish widower you hate these... A lot.... Hard
National Geographic Tiny Living Animals That Are Neither Plants Nor PLants. Communtiy Of Plants And Animals That Depend On The Environment. Able To Make Light. Feeding On Blood. Hiding By Blending In With One's Surroundings. Hard
The Most Dangerous Game not letting light through. caslte. cabable of being touched or felt. useless. simple nature of child like. Hard
Homonyms used as an exclamation of greeting.. the edible root of such a plant.. To send flowing or falling.. of recent origin, production, purchase, etc.. the position or location of a town, building, etc.. Very Difficult
Greek Philosophy greatest Greek philosopher; Socratic method. How Socrates died. art of public speaking and debate. wrote The Republic; student of Socrates. group of travelling philosophers. Teenage
Fairy Tails A Gloomy Place. Big Fortress. She is the Beautiful Daughter. She is the Rulers Wife. He is the Ruler. Young Kids
The Fox and the Grapes to do something __________. dark, not sunny ____________. the fox's stomach was _________. _______, fox was just too tired. part of your body ___________. Older Children
Fences Like Cory, we are soon going to go off to __________________. . A variety of cuisine traditionally popular in African American culture. . The literary genre of Fences.. Troy used to play this sport. . The city that Fences is set; also the home of August Wilson.. Hard
Dark They Were and Golden-Eyed The story is told from __________ person limited point of view. “The children, small seeds may be sown into the mountains forever.”. An object that represents an idea. not sturdy. A change in a person’s environment can lead to a change in their identity. Hard
Elements of Drama & Literary Techniques A funny book or movie is often called a ________.. _________ divide acts into smaller parts,. A protagonist with a fatal flaw which leads to his demise is a _______ ______.. Chapters in a Novel are like ______ in a play.. A figure of speech comparing two unlikely things,. Hard
An Inspector Calls Another name that Eva used. Fire and blood and *******. Mother says this 'Girls of that *****'. Where the play is based. The daughter feels this emotion for her actions. Hard
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