Poetry/Drama
Literary Elements
Figurative Language
Genres
Potpourri
100
Words or instructions in a play that are written in italics and enclosed by parenthesis
What are stage directions
100
The message or lesson of a story
What is theme
100
Example - The tree danced in the breeze
What is personification
100
A story that has gods, goddesses, and may explain something about nature
What is a myth
100
The parts that a word is broken into Example - cel*lo*phane
What are syllables
200
In a play, the conversation between characters; it advances the plot and reveals conflict.
What is dialogue
200
The use of clues by an author that suggest events that have yet to occur
What is foreshadowing
200
Example - The earth is a green blanket
What is a metaphor
200
Includes stage directions and dialogue
What is drama
200
When looking at a dictionary definition, this part of the entry helps you do what? example - [sel-uh-feyn]
What is pronounce the word (pronunciation)
300
The repetition of sounds at the end of words
What is rhyme
300
The perspective from which a story is told
What is point of view
300
Example - Elizabeth is as fast as a cheetah.
What is a simile
300
Recounts a hero's deeds; the hero goes on a quest to save the world, country, etc.
What is an epic tale
300
Describing a text's main idea, important details, and overall meaning in just a few sentences.
What is summarizing
400
The use of a word or phrase more than one time--used to emphasize.
What is repetition
400
A struggle between two opposing forces
What is conflict
400
Sound words- "pow" "buzz" "swish"
What is onomatopoeia
400
Text that explains, describes, or informs
What is expository
400
Can be proven with data, observations, and reliable sources
What is a factual claim
500
The main unit of a poem; varies in length.
What is a line
500
The feeling created in the reader by a literary work or passage
What is mood
500
Language that appeals to the 5 senses
What is imagery
500
A story about someone's life
What is a biography
500
Words, phrases, or sentences around a word that help determine an unknown word's meaning
What are context clues
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