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100

A device that is an intentional reference to another literary work or piece of art that the reader has to understand to make connections.

Ex: She smiles like a Cheshire cat 

What is an allusion?

100

She laughed loudly.

What is alliteration?

100

Metaphor

100

Yes or No. You love my jeopardy.

What is yes?

Yes

Cookie!!!!!!!!

Yes (I'm just saying it to get points)

No (at least I'm honest)

Meh

Uh...

Sorta

I don't know

Should I answer this?

You can't put this in here!

200

A group of words that don't mean what they typically do.

Ex: That was a piece of cake

What is an idiom?

200

She looked like a ghost.

Simile

200

Imagery

200

Yes or No. You learned a lot from this Jeopardy.

What is yes?

Yes

Cookie!!!!!!!!

Yes (I'm just saying it to get points)

No (at least I'm honest)

Meh

Uh...

Sorta

I don't know

Should I answer this?

You can't put this in here!

300

This type of figurative language has a vivid description that helps the reader visualize what's happening in the story.

  • The autumn leaves are a blanket on the ground.
  • My head is pounding like a drum.

What is imagery?

300

"Bam"!

What is onomonopia?

300

Idiom

300

Name 10 types of figurative language.

  • Simile
  • Metaphor
  • Personification
  • Onomatopoeia
  • Oxymoron
  • Hyperbole
  • Allusion
  • Idiom
  • Imagery
  • Symbolism
  • Alliteration
  • Irony
400

A thing that represents or stands for something else.

What is a symbol?

What is symbolism?

400

The "suits" were coming towards us.

What is a synecdoche?


400

Allusion

400

The creator of this Jeopardy game

Who is Sophia Newton?

500

This type of figurative language that uses one part to refer to the whole, or the whole to refer to the part. For example, boots on the ground or new wheels.

What is synecdoche?

500

I heard the last piece of pie calling my name. 

What is personification?

500

Oxymoron

500

Name a type of figurative language that was not used here.

What is irony?

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