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Title Instructions / Description Sample Puzzle Hints Difficulty
Poems Can you name the poet? The Land of Nod. The Song of J. Alfred Prufrock. Sonnet 71. Ulysses. Ode to Beauty. Hard
Poetic clues If you can keep your h... when all about you / Are losing theirs and blaming it on you. My mistress' e... are nothing like the sun. I often wonder why on earth / You r... yourself so highly. They sailed away, for a year and a day / To the l... where the Bong-tree grows. Whatever h... we have got / The Maxim gun, and they have not. Big
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
Poetic Devices repetition of consonant sounds, but not vowel sounds. a comparison using as or like . comparison of unlike things . an object or action that means more than its literal meaning. sounding words . Hard
Poetic Devices a figure of speech that describes something as though it were something else.. anything that stands for or represents somethings else. Symbols are common in everyday life. . obvious and intentional exaggeration.. a type of figurative language in which a nonhuman subject is given human characteristics. . the use of words that imitate sounds and can help put the reader in the activity of a poem. . Big
Poetic Devices The use of words to create images in the mind.. Something which is strikingly different to something else.. A figure of speech containing words that seem to contradict each other.. A repetition of similar sounds.. A figure of speech where an object, person, or situation has another meaning other than its literal meaning.. Big
Poetic Devices and Literary Terms Repetitive sounds produced by consonants within a sentence or phrase. This repetition often takes place in quick succession . A___________________ is 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 involves an exaggeration of ideas for the sake of emphasis.. A figure of speech in which a thing, an idea or an animal is given human attributes.. Defined as a main idea or an underlying meaning of a literary work that may be stated directly or indirectly.. Hard
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
Poetic Terminology When lines of poetry are grouped together like a paragraph. when you describe someting as being something else for effect. When a sentence in a poem runs over a line break and onto the next line. When a word actually sounds like the sound it is describing. when you compare something to something else, usually using the words 'as' or 'like. Big
Poetic Terminology comparison that gives one item the qualities of another. five meters of iambic rhythm. continuation of a phrase or clause beyond the end of the line of poetry. repeated word or phrase at the beginning of a line or clause. repeated 's' sound. Hard
Poetry repetition of rhyming consonant sounds. Compares two different ideas without using 'like' or 'as'. A poem without a specific rhyme scheme or syllable count. Animals, objects, or ideas are given human qualities. A word that sounds like the noise it describes. Hard
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
Poetry Comparisonog two things without using like or as. Poetry that does not have a rhyme or regular meter. Exaggerated statements meant to be taken literally. Giving human like qualities to an inanimate object. An extended metaphor. Older Children
Poetry Combining senses or mixing senses together. A figure of speech that suggests a non-literal similarity. An object which carries more meaning. Exaggeration. When one line of verse continues onto the next line. Hard
Poetry first name of author of 'Where the Sidewalk Ends'. '____ of Myself' by Walt Whitman. comical five-line poem following rhyme scheme AABBA. 'The Road Not ____' by Robert Frost. Japanese poetry style consisting of three lines following the syllable pattern 5-7-5. Older Children
Poetry rhyming words within a line of poetry. comparison not using 'like' or 'as'. extreme exaggeration. gives human qualities to non-humans. words that imitate sounds. Big
Poetry Home, Came and Time: with the emphasis of the 'm' sound at the end of the words employs which device?. 'He drowned in a sea of grief' employs which literary device?. Poetry which has no set meter or rhyme scheme.. 'The river swallowed the earth' illustrates which literary device?. A prepositional phrase which describes a verb, adjective, or an adverb. They flew to the moon.... Hard
Poetry 1914-1918. famous Australian poem. bushranger. big rock. place Australians fought in WWI. Hard
Poetry A comparison saying a thing is something else. When the sentence goes onto the next line. A comparison using the words like or as. 10 beats on each line. A love poem of 14 lines. Big
Poetry & Short Stories Vocabulary All the local children larked happily in the snow.. Designing stage costumes is a large amount of toil for the designer.. The homework was completed in such a wanton manner.. The newly turned twenty one year-old had a burgeoning bar tab.. There is large worry about the proliferation of nuclear weapons.. Older Children
Poetry Defintion a direct comparison where one thing is called another,. The idea is to associate a quality of the one to the other. an object that represents and idea, a process, or a physical entity. The purpose of a symbol is to communicate meaning . the use of devices which appeal to the mind that should not only be considered literally; contrasts with literal language . the commonly understood cultural or emotional association of a word or phrase, as opposed to its denotation. a verse form consisiting of eight lines of iambic pentameter. The most common rhyme scheme for an octave is abba abba. Big
Poetry Techniques a word or phrase used to compare two people, objects or animals; the worlds a stage. exageration . an object or animal does something only a human can do; the snowflakes danced. the idea or meaning of the poem . two things are compared using 'like' or 'as'; white as a ghost. Big
Poetry Term an imaginative comparison between two unlike things in which one is said to be another thing not using like or as. a word or phrase consisting of an extreme exaggeration not meant to be taken literally. a figure of speech in which a non-human thing or quality is talked about as if it were a human . a comparison between two unlike things in which one thing is said to be another using like or as. a word or phrase that describes one thing in terms of something else and is not literally true. Older Children
Poetry Terminology similarity between consonant sounds. form of poetry without consistent meter patterns or rhyme. a word which suggests the sound it describes, such as 'oink' and 'meow'. the feeling or atmosphere of a piece (poem). form of poetry originating from Europe, commonly containing 14 lines. Teenage
Poetry Terms A comparison between two things, using the words 'like' or 'as'. A group of words that help paint a picture in the readers mind . The Writer's attitude towards the subject or reader. The formation of words with meanings that are connected to their sounds . Giving human characteristics to objects or animals. Teenage
Poetry Terms a comparison where one thing is LIKE another. a word picture or mental picture of something not present or real. the attitude toward the subject that is shown by the way a poem is written and how words are used. repeating a word, sound, phrase, stanza or pattern of words to either create an effect or emphasize an idea. a word that represents a sound, like crash, pow or moo. Teenage
Poetry Terms comparison between two seemingly unlike things. anything existing on a literal level and representing something figuratively. figure of speech using exaggeration to express strong emotion. gives an animal or object human characteristics. imitation of natural sounds. Big
Poetry Terms repetition of consonant sounds within or at the end of nonrhyming words. lines repeated at intervals in a poem, usually at the end of the stanza. basic unit in the measurement of rhythm in poetry. musical narrative poem that in most cases recounts a single dramatic episode. 14 line poem in iambic pentameter. Hard
Poetry Terms A figure of speech in which things or abstract ideas are given human attributes: dead leaves dance in the wind, blind justice.. A line or group of lines that is repeated throughout a poem, usually after every stanza.. A figure of speech in which two things are compared using the word 'like' or 'as.'. The principles and ideals of the movement in literature and the arts during the late 18th and early 19th centuries, which favored feeling over reason and placed great e. A short Japanese poem that is similar to a haiku in structure but treats human beings rather than nature, often in a humorous or satiric way.. 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
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
Poetry Terms Determine the term that goes with each clue (definition/example). a character through which the poet speaks. the repeated consonant sound (any part of a word) through a poem. ex. He was busier than a one-legged man in a butt-kicking contest.. ex. The sun peeled back the clouds and blanketed our shivering backs.. emotional association of a word's meaning. Very Difficult
Poetry Terms Comparison of two unrelated items. non-human subject is given human characteristics. Repeat of a line or group of lines in a poem. Words that sound like the thing to which they refer. Comparison using like or as. Big
Poetry Words describes on thing as if it were something else. language that is not ment to be taken litteraly. gives human qualities to a nonhuman subject. the use of words that imitate sounds like Splat, hiss, and gurgle. a line or group of lines in a poem that is repeated at regular intervals. Hard
Poetry Words Describes one thing as if it were something else. Language that is not meant to be taken literally. Gives human qualities to a nonjuan subject. The use of words that imitate sounds like splat, hiss, and gurgle. A line or group of lines in a poem that is repeated at regular intervals. Big
Quick classics Stinging play. Timelord?. Sea battle. Historian. King of Troy. Hard
Raisin in the Sun, Act 3. middle-class, often used as an insult. daydream. something written about a dead person. someone who dies for a belief. to lie or kneel while begging. Big
RAMAYANA Anger - Calm. Distressed - Peaceful. Indestructible - Destructible. Enthusiastic - Apathetic. Boring - Exciting. Hard
Ravenclaw You have to do this to make butter or ice-cream.. Animals need this to keep warm.. They _________ going to play the game.. To say suddenly.. Not straight hair.. Easy
Ravenclaw Anytonym (opposite) of soft. It is _____________ house.. The same as sixty minutes.. Please place that over ____________.. Antonym (opposite) of in.. Simple
Reading one who does not beieve in a god. the state of being or living alone. fair. possible and believable. prey or what is being hunted. Hard
Reading and Writing a type of figurative language that uses like or as to make a comparison between two unlike things or ideas. a contradiction between what happens and what is expected. writing that appeals to one or more of the 5 senses and creates a picture in the reader's mind. a three line Japanese poem, usually describing a scene in nature. a type of literature, such as poetry, drama, biography etc. Big
Research Paper use of material without the required documentation. any online resource from which you gather information for your research. A formal statement of facts about a subject. a belief held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof. a preliminary sketch of what the research paper will look like. Big
Rhetorical Devices the usage of clues to hint to something that has not yet happened. a form of argumentation, one of the four modes of discourse; language intended to convince through appeals to reason or emotion. to draw a reasonable conclusion from the information provided. simile, metaphor, hyperbole, etc.. 'I felt happy because I saw the others were happy and because I knew I should feel happy, but I wasn't really happy.'. Big
Rhetorical Strategies a comparison using like or as.. using vaguely suggestive, physical object to embody a more general idea.. using a part of a physical object to represent the whole object.. using a different part of speech to act as another, such as a verb for noun, or noun for a verb.. talking about not being able to talk about something.. Hard
Robin Hood The target the gang shoots at.. Robin Hood's nephew.. The sport that Robin Hood is good at.. What Robin uses to fight with.. The town.. Older Children
Roman Mythology How well do you know your Gods and Goddesses? Roman Mythology was based off of ______ Mythology. Vulcan and Venus were ______. Greek counterpart is Demeter. Roman Mythology was____. Greek counterpart is Hades. Hard
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