Poetic Devices Crossword Puzzle

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  • assonance: when a group of words close together contain the same vowel sound in the middle of the words for effect
  • alliteration: when a group of words close together start with the same sound for effect
  • hyperbole: extreme exaggeration of an idea
  • imagery: when the poet appeals to the readers' 5 senses to make their work relatable.imagery
  • oxymoron: two words of opposite meaning that are put together, with one describing the other.
  • rhyme: words or lines of poetry that have the same sound at the end
  • metaphor: comparing two things, saying one thing is another.
  • simile: comparing two things, saying one thing is like another (using 'like' or 'as')
  • personification: a type of metaphor - giving inhuman things human qualities
  • onomatopoeia: sound word - where the word used is actually the sound being described
  • repetition: when a word, or phrase, is repeated within a stanza or poem for effect.
  • juxtaposition: two ideas/images of opposite meaning near each other, their differences making a point for the reader.