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Literary Devices Don't put all your eggs in one basket. He puts the the rock broke the clock and left a crack in the back. I'm a sitting duck. He hugged her forever. The wind kissed her cheek. Big
Literary Elements Word pictures that the author uses to evoke an emotional response in a reader. . The school day lasts an eternity!! . A conclusion abed on evidence given and your own personal experience. . When the narrator uses the word 'I' throughout the story, this is ________ ________. . If Ms. Horton says, 'I would study these terms! You never know when you'll have a quiz!' in a high pitched voice.. Hard
Literary Epics The great runner. Occupied the island of Crete and laid the groundwork for the Greeks written language. One of the oldest stories ever recorded, written in cuneiform . A long narrative poem, often written about a hero or heroines . The first feat/monster Beowulf overcomes. Big
Literary Features Read the definitions and write the terms they describe in the crossword. a comparison between two things using 'like' or 'as'. where what is said is the opposite of what is meant. where a word makes the sound it represents. where something non-human is given human qualities. a comparison between two things. Teenage
Literary Genres Complete the crossword puzzle. AVOID erasures! The story of how Mayon Volcano evolved in an example of?. account of an individual written by another person. a writing of someone's daily experiences. it gives moral lesson. dramatic genre that is intended to amuse or gives laughter. Big
Literary Non Fiction a story about a real person's life. what someone in a story says; a conversation. a story about a significant event written by the person involved in the event. the final presentation of a piece of writing. changing the grammar, spelling, and punctuation of a draft. Older Children
Literary Techniques visually descriptive or figurative language. the way the author or character shows his or her opinion to a subject. similarities and dissimilarities between two things or people. describing a non-human object with human characteristics. irectly compares two different things. The simile is usually in a phrase that includes the words 'as' or 'like.'. Big
Literary Terms the use of clues to prepare readers for events that will happen later. Direct comparison . type of point of view when all characters thoughts are expressed; the storyteller is 'all knowing'. figuring something out by using what you already know. an object, person, place, or experiencet hat means more than what it is. Hard
Literary Terms A figure of speech in which things are said to be another thing without 'Like' or 'As'. A gross exaggeration for rhetorical effect. A claim that is so obvious or self-evident as to be hardly worth mentioning. contrasting parallelism of expressions, sentences, or ideas. The use of words whose pronunciation suggest their meaning. Moderately Challenging
Literary Terms A figure of speech in which things are said to be another thing without 'Like' or 'As'. A gross exaggeration for rhetorical effect. A claim that is so obvious or self-evident as to be hardly worth mentioning. A contrasting parallelism of expressions, sentences, or ideas. The use of words whose pronunciation suggest their meaning. Teenage
Literary Terms Ex: brief encyclopedia article on Harper Lee. other characters do not hear this comment. tendency toward one opinion or stance. Ex: 'We passed through walls of piled bones...'. often used in logical argument to point out differences or draw attention. Teenage
Literary Terms long speech while others are on stage. audience knows but character doesn't. compares without like or as. parts spoken by characters. language not taken literally. Teenage
Literary Terms Complete the crossword puzzle by answering hints. Less developed character in the narrative.. Idea in a text.. Special part to help the readers.. The highest point of tension in a story.. The type of story.. Teenage
Literary Terms Complete by answering questions that have something to do with the literary terms. A word that is none from the characters.. A suggested idea that was brought up in the text.. The category the book or work it be under.. The general idea of the story in what happened.. The reason of this making (to make you think).. Big
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 put the correct words in the spaces someone who wrote the story. literary technique in which writers employ two or more characters to be engaged. is anxiety or a state of uncertainty or excitement about the resolution of something. A regional or social variety of a language distinguished by pronunciation, . is an extreme exaggeration used to make a point. I. Hard
Literary Terms Use the hints to solve for each word. a figure of speech which makes an implicit, implied or hidden comparison between two things that are unrelated but share some common characteristics. a figure of speech, which presents a short story typically with a moral lesson at the end. language used by the people of a specific area, class, district or any other group of people. The term dialect involves the spelling, sounds, grammar and pronunciation used by a particular group of people and it distinguishes them from other people . describes a narrative that begins, not at the beginning of a story, but somewhere in the middle — usually at some crucial point in the action.. the type of art, literature or music characterized by a specific form, content and style. Hard
Literary Terms Let's see how many terms you can remember! this is where the problem starts leading to a resolution; also called 'denouement'. when two opposing forces go against one another; can be internal or external . vivid details and descriptions to help readers picture something; figurative language is a form of this. the sequence of events in a story and how they relate to each other. when a narrator recalls something from the past; they go 'back' to the past and then come to present tense . Hard
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
Literature comparison not using like or as. Middle English for shame on you. An exaggeration for the sake of emphasis. The way someone walks. An ungrateful person. Very Difficult
Literature of the Middle Ages A type of play depicting the event's of Jesus' Crucifixtion. The code that knights lived by.. Parables or allegories structured as morality tales to resolve a moral conundrum. The Canterbury Tales were written by ______________.. These fables became allegories for teaching Christian ideals.. Hard
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 character meant for comic relief. wife of Macduff. Banquos son. wife of Macbeth. has very good memory. Big
Macbeth Careful management. Come in close contact with. An end of. Plans to drug the guards and kill the king in his sleep. Malcolm and Donalbain leave in fear that the king's ______ will pursue them. Big
Macbeth The light cut through the room like a .... Macbeth's best friend. What Banquo was carrying when he and Macbeth met the witches. Macbeth's rightful title. The eponymous character. 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
Masque of the Red Death Clowns, ludicrous figures. . A famous play written in 1830 by French dramatist Victor Hugo. The play was classified as “Romantic” and was opposed by people who were referred to as “Classicists”. Propriety and good taste in conduct or appearance.. A lavish often outdoor entertainment, a large elaborate party. . Having battlements and high walls like a castle. . Big
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
Media Literacy Please fill out the puzzle below. Dictionaries, encyclopedias, atlases, and other reference manuals related to particular professions or trades. . Low price paperback books sold mostly on racks in drugstores, supermarkets, airports, and bookstores. . The best-selling religious book of all time. . The segment of the book industry that publishes scholarly books in specialized areas. . A marketing strategy that involves publishing a topical book quickly after a major event occurs. . Big
Media Literacy The Language of Persuasion Sometimes, persuaders can be effective simply by appearing firm, bold, strong, and confident. This is particularly true in political and advocacy messages.. These questions are designed to get us to agree with the speaker. First word. . Many ads use _______ because it grabs our attention and it's a powerful persuasion technique. . Unproven, exaggerated or outrageous claims are commonly preceded by 'weasel words' such as may, might, can, could, some, many, often, virtually, as many as, or up to. . We rely on _______ to advise us about things that we don't know ourselves. . Very Difficult
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
Merchant of Venice Inflexible; stubbornly refusing to change ones opinion.. Apart; away from. Destably; disgustingly; horridly. Extremely wasteful. A speech . Hard
Midas and the Golden Touch An idiom that means to have an ability for making money or being financially successful. Anything that causes fear, terror or dread. A female child. The god of wine. To want or desire something to happen or be true. Big
Mount Olympus Who is the god of death. Who marries Aphrodite, but she is unfaithful to him. Who are the three old ladies, who share one eye. Who’s Roman name is Venus. Who was the first mortal woman, created as a beautiful punishment by Zeus. Big
Mr William Shakespeare's Amazing Plays Using the quote from the plays, try to name the 14 Shakespeare plays. 'How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child.'. 'Call me Ganymede.'. 'Off with his head!'. 'Double, double toil and trouble...'. 'I am dying, Egypt, dying.'. Hard
Much Ado About Nothing utensil used for straining. not softened or lessened. To respond as less serious. to request for urgently. morally despicable. Big
Murder Mystery Read the clues below and fill in the answers! Remember to go back to the tricky ones when you have more letters! There could be a lot of this if the murder has been very violent!. The mystery is often set in an abandoned house, where people might feel.... The person who the crime was against. The reason why someone committed the crime. Someone who saw something suspicious. Older Children
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