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Literary Terms In relation with Figure of Speech. Main thought,Focus. Moral,Lesson of a story. The way a character's personality is revealed. The attitude or feeling of a story. Older Children
Literary Terms Romeo and Juliet a composition in which a single person talks alone. making a comparison with out using like or as. hints about something that will happen in the future. lines of poetry that can be divided into symetric feet with alternatively stressed and unstressed syllables. metrical foot consisting of two syllables; a short followed by a long. Hard
Literary Terms repetition of consonant sounds not at the beginning of words. comparison that doesn't use 'like' or 'as'. poetry with no pattern of rhyme or meter. recurring image, word pattern, or character that supports the main theme. exaggeration for effect. Hard
Literary Terms an author's use of hints, or clues, to suggest events that will occur later in the story. an implied comparison stating the resemblance between two things. something that is a sign of something else. the peak or turning point of the action; at this point we know the out come. exaggeration in writing or in speech. Big
Literary Terms _____ person point of view: told from the point of one observer or narrator; records only what is seen or heard. a hint or suggestion of a coming event. _____ conflict: the struggle within a character dealing with emotions and feeings; takes place within the mind of a character; man vs. self. the use of a word or phrase that is less expressive or direct, but considered less distasteful or offensive than another. _____conflict: opposition to a character which comes from environment surroundings, or other characters; a character struggles against some outside force; man vs man vs nature. Big
Literary Terms and Devices a figure of speech in which two unlike things are explicitly compared using like or as . an intention or attitude opposite to that which is actually or ostensibly stated.. The use of pictures, description, or figures of speech such as similes and metaphors to visualize a mood, idea or character. a person who gives an account or tells the story of events, experiences, etc. . language that contains or uses figures of speech especially metaphors. Very Difficult
Literature Lady Macbeth convinced Macbeth to do a lot of things by using this tactic.. Northanger Abbey is a parody of the typical ________ story.. They invaded earth in War of the Worlds.. Emotion that played a huge role in causing the death of Lady of Shallot.. The ____ ____ and the Sea. Older Children
Literature Complete the crossword below using words from from the Story, sometimes of a national or folk hero, that has a basis in fact but also includes imaginative material.. is an account of somebody's life written by somebody else, complete with details of the most important parts.. Is a piece of work in which the writer uses words to convince the reader that the writer's opinion is correct in regards to an issue. Sometimes involves persuading the reader to perform an action, or it may simply consist of an argument or several ar. a composition in prose or verse presenting indialogue or pantomime a story involving conflict orcontrast of character, especially one intended tobe acted on the stage; a play. . Lesson or message of a fable.. Big
Lunch Money something that is extremely large in size or amount. the story of a person's life written by someone other than the subject of the work. the use of clues to give readers a hint of events that will occur later on. when a building has been torn or knocked down, often because it is old or dangerous. feeling unable to connect and relate to surronding people. Hard
macbeth hears lady Macbeth admit her crimes. symbol of guilt. home to Shakespeare. method of birth for Macduff. hanged for treason. Hard
Macbeth Having or characterized by financial succes or good fortune; flourishing; successful. Childless; bearing no fruit or kin. Large; of great extent; open; full; not limited. A person who feels hatred for; opponent; hostile people. Lack of trust or confidence. Hard
Macbeth Test Your Shakespeare Knowledge Drunken man who imagines a knocking at Hell's gate. Lady Macbeth is bothered by the murder of . The son of Banquo. Has been caught sleepwalking. An apperition seen by Macbeth. Older Children
Macbeth and Beowulf Where is Macbeths castle Located?. Name of the Autor of The Tragedy . The warrior that stays with him in beowuls last fight?. Name of the monster in beowulf?. What is beowulf's swords name?. Older Children
Macbeth and Renaissance a form of dramatic entertainment, comedic solo, or the like by a single speaker. a remark made by an actor, usually to the audience, that the other characters on stage supposedly cannot hear . a great or virtuous character in a dramatic tragedy who is destined for downfall, suffering, or defeat. A character trait that leads one to his/her own downfall or destruction. something or someone that is not in its correct historical or chronological time, especially a thing or person that belongs to an earlier time. Older Children
Math The points put at at both ends of a line. Two rays that intersect to make an angle. Two rays that share a common vertex. Lines in seperate planes that intersects. A location in space. Older Children
Math Crossword 1 out of 2 is 50 __.. ( 15 divided by 3 equals ) 3 in that problem is the __.. 5 out of 2 is a __.. A number that can't be split evenly.. 2 out of 3 and 4 out of 6 are __.. Older Children
Maurice Shadbolt Shadbolt's second name.. Amount of marriages he had.. Disease he suffered from.. Genre he mainly worked on.. Number of novels he wrote.. Hard
McGrowl Good Dog! author of McGrowl Good Dog!. McGrowl showed up in this. breed of dog. newspaper heading. watch on TV. 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
My Diary From Here to There Groups of workers joined together to protect their jobs and improve working conditions. Protests in which people refuse to buy from or work for a person, nation, or business. A group of similar cells that work together to carry out a job. A person who was born in a country or who chooses to live in and become a member of that country. Someone's feelings or thoughts that are not true or felt by everyone. Hard
Mythology greek god of the wild. greek god of love. egyptian god of war. hindu god of fire . norse god of war. Teenage
Mythology A simple fisherman turned into a merman. Her extreme beauty made men forget about Venus and forget to worship her. Winged horse. Lion in front, serpent behind, goat in between, breath of fire. Super jealous of his wife, causing his marriage to end. Very Difficult
Mythology Girl responsible for the evils of the world being released . Leader of the Argonauts. Creates trouble for Cupid and Psyche . Type of wreath Apollo made to show his love for Daphne. Hero of 'The Odyssey'. Older Children
Mythology Greek God of Blacksmiths, Son of Zeus and Hera. Egyptian Snake that tried to kill Ra. Roman God of the Underworld, Greek form Hades. Roman Goddess of the Hunt, Roman form of Artemis. Roman God of Chaos, Murdered his brother Osiris. 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
Newpaper Key Terms Exciting or shocking article, intended to interest the public - not necessarily accurate.. Prejudice in favour or against something.. A compact paper, designed to appeal to a mass audience.. A serious newspaper aimed at professional, highly-educated people.. A few words to describe or give detail to an image or photograph.. Teenage
Nonfiction An account of someone's life written by someone else. Not influenced by personal feelings or opinions in considering and representing facts. a written account of one's memory of certain events or people. An account given of a particular matter, esp. in the form of an official document, after thorough investigation or consideration by an author. An essay where you pick an issue or problem, pose one or more possible solutions, assess the counter evidence, and conclude with an answer. Older Children
Norse Gods Blind god of night and darkness. The realm where humans live; the earth. Magic hammer of Thor. The god of peace and fertility. Eight-legged horse of Odin. Hard
Norse Gods and Creation The active and persistent enemies of the Norse gods. Dwarfs came from these. Middle Earth. Hugin. Fly out over the world to bring news back to Odin. Very Difficult
Nyx and Erebus Greek Mythology Nyx and Erebus' son - God of upper air.. Nyx is Erebus' mother, sister, and.... God of darkness.. Nyx's element.. Nyx's symbol.. Hard
Odyssey A wildly excited state of mind. Scornful; boldness. Weight. An explanation or excuse for an action. To rob of property by force; steal from. Teenage
Of Mice and Men beguiling, captivating, enchanting. insightful, intense, deep. scurried, scampered, dashed. downcast, dejected, depressed. condescendingly, scornfully, disdainfully. Older Children
Oliver Holmes excelled in humorous... . author of 4.... Greek sea God who called up or calmed storms by blowing through a shell. remembered for his.... also trained in medicine here from 1833-35. Older Children
Othello Iago's wife. Main character of the book. Given to Desdemona from Othello. Creator of the book. Wife of Othello. Hard
Othello Iago’s wife and Desdemona’s attendant.. Called 'The Moor'. He was the plays protagonist and hero.. The author of the play Othello.. Daughter of the Venetian senator Brabantio.. The country Cyprus is in war with.. Hard
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
Parts of Sentence the noun or pronoun the sentence is about. the verb and all of the words and phrases that belong to it. an incomplete thought. a subject complement that is a noun or pronoun. a subject complement that is an adjective. Big
Parts of Speech Please finish the crossword. A word that connects words, phrases, and clauses. A word that takes the place of a noun. A person, place, or thing. An action word. A word that shows strong feeling. Older Children
Parts of Speech Word that stands in the place of a specifi noun. Word that shows relationship between two nouns (or pronouns) or between a noun and another part of speech. Word that represents a person, place, thing, or idea. Word that expresses an action or a state of being. Word or phrase that adds emphasis. Older Children
Parts of speech Nouns that always start with capital letters.. Give us more information about nouns.. A noun is a ... word.. Nouns used to describe feelings and emotions.. Names given to groups of things.. Older Children
Parts of Speech persons, places, things, ideas. a junction or connection between words, ideas, phrases. Shows action or state of being something- run, am, were. words that describe nouns in a sentence. Takes the place of names -you,we,he,she. Older Children
Pegasus The old lady told the prince to catch what?. What did the goddess give the prince?. this head breathed fire.. Killed the lion head with what?. What was the name of the monster?. Older Children
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
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
Persuasive Techniques The writer attacks or praises an opponent or idea. This shows the writer's contention and places the reader in agreement with the writer.. To exaggerate and over dramatise a situation. One sidedness in presentation of view/opinion. Can subjectivly influence the reader by intentionally only presenting one side of the argument. A genral statement that states that the case being discussed is true for a majority of people.. when the reader plays on people's emotions such as fears, insecurities, hopes and things that are valued.. Big
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
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
Poe's Hidden Poems GOOD LUCK!! huge brick building. what you do at night to rest . in shining armor and on a horse. someone who gives people their seats in weddings. the land between two mountains . Older Children
Poetic Devices A comparison between two objects with the intent of giving clearer meaning to one of them. Often forms of the 'to be' verb are used, such as 'is' or 'was', to make the comparison. A figure of speech which endows animals, ideas, or inanimate objects with human traits or abilities. The use of words which imitate sound. A comparison between two objects using a specific word or comparison such as 'like', 'as', or 'than'. The repeating words, phrases, lines, or stanzas. Older Children
Poetic Devices A comparison between two objects with the intent of giving clearer meaning to one of them. . figure of speech which endows animals, ideas, or inanimate objects with human traits or abilities . use of words which imitate sound . A comparison between two objects using a specific word or comparison such as 'like', 'as', or 'than' . repeating words, phrases, lines, or stanzas . Big
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