WORD PARTS
GENRES
NAME THAT FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE
Characteristics of GENRES
RANDOMNESS

100

This prefix means lower, lesser, below.
What is UNDER- ?

100

Three types: Narrative, Persuasive, and Expository
What are ESSAYS?

100

These are examples of ..... -"I am feeling a little blue today." -He has a chip on his shoulder. -It's raining cats and dogs.
-What is an IDIOM?

100

Stanza, couplet, alliteration, acrostic, symbollism.
What is POETRY?

100

This is a statement that can be supported with actual information, "Mars is the fourth planet from the sun"
What is a FACT?

200

This prefix means "two at a time".
What is BIN- ?

200

A PLAY or THEATRICAL performance. Takes place before a live audience.
What is a DRAMA?

200

These are examples of... -She died of a broken heart. -He is the apple of my eye. -I am a rollercoaster of emotion today.
What is METAPHOR?

200

Stage, dialogue, props, audience, conflict and emotion
What is DRAMA?

200

This is a a statement the reflects a WRITER'S BELIEF, but which cannot be supported by proof or evidence: for example, "Mars is the most beautiful planet."
What is an OPINION?

300

This prefix means "MIDDLE".
What is MID- ?

300

This is a story of that explains NATURAL PHENOMENA through SYMBOLISM with GODS and GODDESSES.
What is MYTH/MYTHOLOGY?

300

Walter walked wearily while wondering where Wally was.
What is an ALLITERATION?

300

Detectives, clues, suspense, solutions, murder, theft
What is a MYSTERY?

300

person vs self person vs technology person vs nature person vs person
What are the FOUR TYPES OF CONFLICT the main character can face in a story?

400

This suffix means "a tendency or disposition for".
What is -IVE ?

400

A story of a HERO, based on FACT, but also EXAGGERATED and includes IMAGINARY DETAILS.
What is a LEGEND?

400

The first rays of morning tiptoed through the meadow. The flowers waltzed in the gentle breeze. At precisely 6:30 am my alarm clock sprang to life.
What is PERSONIFICATION?

400

Super heroes, heaven/hell, super powers, gods and mortals
What is a myth/mythology?

400

An EXPRESSION that is NOT TAKEN literally.
What is an IDIOM?

500

One prefix means "sun" and one means "water".
What is HELIO- and HYDRA- ?

500

A WHOLE story of a person's life written by THAT PERSON.
What is an AUTOBIOGRAPHY?

500

-I have a million things to do. -He is older than the hills. -Brilliant Brunette shampoo will add amazing luster for infinite, mirror-like shine.
What is a HYPERBOLE?

500

Categories of LITERATURE BASED ON CHARACTERISTICS.
What are GENRES?

500

LANGUAGE that CAN'T be taken LITERALLY.
What is FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE?