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Crosswizzord: Figures of Speech in Literature

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A crossword puzzle to help educate us on terms and figures of speech used in writing

Created Date 09.21.16
Last Updated 09.21.16
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  • a reference to another piece of literature, such as greek mythology or to the bible
  • when a character speaks to a object or person whom is not present or cannot talk
  • deliberate use of a language by a writer to instill a feeling or visual
  • speech or writing that departs from literal meaning in order to achieve a special effect or meaning
  • a figure of speech in which exaggeration is used for emphasis or comic/dramatic effect
  • the use of vivid or figurative language to represent objects, actions or ideas
  • a figure of speech in which animate objects or abstractions are endowed with human qualities
  • a figure of speech in which two essentially unlike things are compared often in a phrase using like or as
  • a figure of speech where a world or phrase that ordinarily designates one thing is used to designate another
  • where one thing should occur, is apparent, or in logical sequence but the opposite occurs