Types of Literature Miscellaneous Authors Figurative Language Part 1 Figurative Language Part 2

100

What is a folk tale?
A story or legend forming part of an oral tradition (passed down from generation to generation)

100

What is the main idea?
What a story is mostly about.

100

What is entertainment?
The author's purpose used when an author wants the reader to have fun as they read.

100

What is rhyme?
When words have the same ending sounds

100

What is a riddle?
a puzzle, consisting of text with a question to answer

200

What is a biography?
a story written by an author about someone else's life

200

What is a contraction?
A type of word in which two words are put together and an apostrophe is placed where the missing letters have been removed.

200

What is first person point of view?
The point of view used when a character in the story is telling it, using words like "I", "me", and "we"

200

What is a metaphor?
a figure of speech in which two unlike things are directly compared

200

What is personification?
When a human quality is given to a non-human object.

300

What is historical fiction?
A made-up story that is based on an event that really happened.

300

What is an atlas?
a reference book that includes many maps

300

What is persuade?
The author's purpose used when the author is trying to convince the reader to do something or believe something.

300

What is hyperbole?
figure of speech that really exaggerates the meaning

300

What is an idiom?
A saying in the English language that, when translated, does not really make sense in its literal meaning. Ex: It's raining cats and dogs.

400

What is a classified ad?
A part of the newspaper that allows people to advertise things that they want to sell.

400

What is a caption?
The words underneath a picture in a textbook that give information about the picture.

400

What is a thesis?
The sentence an author puts at the end of the introduction that tells what his/her point or argument will be throughout the essay.

400

What is onomatopeia?
A figure of speech that uses words to represent sounds.

400

What is symbolism?
When an object is used to represent an idea.

500

What is a novel?
an extended fictional work in prose; usually in the form of a story

500

What is iambic pentameter?
a common meter in poetry consisting of an unrhymed line with five feet or accents

500

What is third person omniscient?
The point of view in which an "all knowing" narrator tells the story.

500

What is a cliche?
an obvious or overused expression.

500

What is synecdoche?
A figure of speech in which a part is used for the whole

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