Literary Devices: Review

Let`s work on literary devices and practice everything we know!!




Flashcards game

Complete this in your Blog:

Literary terms to choose from:

  • Allusion
  • Climax
  • Foreshadowing
  • Flashback
  • Genre
  • Imagery
  • Irony
  • Metaphor
  • Mood
  • Narrator
  • Onomatopeia
  • Parody
  • Personification
  • Refrain
  • Satire
  • Setting
  • Sonnet
  • Subplot
  • Symbol
  • Theme
  • Tone

Fill in the blanks: The object of this exercise is to match the word with the definition provided.

  1. ________________ is a literary device that allows writers to show their audience specific events that happened before the current action of the story.
  2. ________________ is a category system that literature falls into based on specific conventions that develop to characterize the differences.
  3. _________________ can be verbal, situational, or dramatic and has the result of the meaning, situation or action being one thing but meaning something different.
  4. _________________ is a type of literary work that satirizes another work, its author, or the ideas presented.
  5. _________________ is a type of literary device where an author ridicules specific people, groups or some aspect of society.
  6. _________________ is where a story takes place.
  7. _________________ is a type of poem that has a specific rhyme and meter.
  8. _________________ is a minor story that runs inside the main story.
  9. _________________ is a concrete or physical object that represents an abstract concept.
  10. _________________ is how the writer feels about his subject that comes through based upon the types of words chosen.
  11. _________________ is how the reader feels about the story.
  12. _________________ is an abstraction that represents the central idea of the story.
  13. _________________ tells the story either in the first, second or third person point of view.
  14. _________________ is the most exciting part of a story where all of the main conflict comes together.
  15. _________________ is an intentional reference to another literary work or piece of art that the reader should understand in order to make connections.
  16. _________________ is when the author hints at actions that will come in the future.
  17. _________________ is a word that describes words that represent sounds.
  18. _________________ is a comparison of two different things to make them more alike.
  19. _________________ is when authors give human traits to animals or some other lifeless object.
  20. _________________ is repetition of sounds or words to form a pattern.
  21. _________________ is a writer’s vivid description that help readers visualize.


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