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Crossword : Literature Vocabulary (with examples)

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Match the given definitions with their corresponding literature terms.

Created Date 09.29.16
Last Updated 09.30.16
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  • Reference to Greek mythology or the Bible. EX: Frankenstein -- Prometheus
  • When a character speaks to someone or something that can't respond. EX: O Love, you have wronged me.
  • Deliberate use of language by a writer to instill a feeling or visual; EX: It was night, the wind whistling...
  • Speech/writing that departs from literal meaning for effect. EX: Metaphor, simile, anaphora, hyperbole..
  • A figure of speech in which exaggeration is used for emphasis or comic/dramatic effect. EX: He was 10 ft tall
  • The use of vivid or fig. language to represent objects, actions, or ideas. EX: The door squeaked, ....
  • A story that begins in the middle of things. Ex: Shows like "flashpoint" start at the end and go back.
  • When the opposite of the logical sequence occurs. EX; A man drowning can say "There's no water to drink"
  • Fig. of speech when two unlike things are compared without the use of "as" or "like". EX: The world is a stage
  • Using a word or phrase to substitute something it's assaciated with: EX: Lamb as Jesus
  • A dominant theme with repeating images: EX: main character and supporting characters have the same lessons
  • Fig. of speech where non-living things are given human qualities. EX" The wind whistled
  • Fig. of speech in which two unlike things are compared using "like" or "as"; EX; He is as tall as a tree
  • Something/material that represents something else: EX: the color white represents purity
  • A part representing a whole. EX: The Finger of God struck him.