Poetry and Figurative Language Crossword Puzzle

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  • simile : you smell like a flower.
  • alliteration : the same beginning consonants sounds.
  • metaphor : jack is a monster.
  • cliche : easy as pie.
  • mood : what i feel when i read a poem.
  • idiom : i have a frog in my throat.
  • free verse : a poem that does not rhyme and does not have a certain meter.
  • limericks : they make you laugh and have a certain rhyme scheme.
  • rhythm : a strong regular repeated pattern of movement or sound.
  • stanza : a paragraph in a poem.
  • imagery : words or phrases that appeal to the five senses.
  • ballad : a poem that tells a story in a song like tune.
  • tone : what the author wants the poem to feel like.
  • poetry : literary work in which special intensity is given to the expression of feelings and ideas by the use of distinctive style and rhythm.
  • haiku : 5-7-5 syllables
  • couplet : roses are red, violets are blue,
  • tercet : a three line poem.
  • hyperbole : an extreme exaggeration