Words that start with A
Rhyming
Shakespeare
Comparisons
Ancient Greece
100

Referencing an character, event, or symbol from a classic text.

Allusion

100

Alliteration

Give me an example

100

16 line poem

Sonnet

100

Give me an example of juxtaposition.

your response

100

Error in judgment

Hamartia

200

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”

Antithesis

200

When a sentence ends with the same words the next sentence begins with.

Anadiplosis

200

How many quatrains in a sonnet?

three

200

Give an example of a metaphor.

Your response

200

Most common type of hamartia.

Hubris

300

The Mentor

Archetype

300

Repeating vowel sounds

Assonance

300

"Give me a torch: I am not for this ambling; Being but heavy I will bear the light."

Pun

300

and snow lay here and there in patches in the hollow of the banks, like a lady’s gloves forgotten.”

simile

300

When a characters actions have the opposite of the intended effect.

Reversal

400

Memory is to love what the saucer is to the cup.

Analogy

400

The amount of syllables in a single line of poetry

Metre

400

“Well in that hit you miss. She’ll not be hit
With Cupid’s arrow. She hath Dian’s wit,

And, in strong proof of chastity well armed,
From love’s weak childish bow she lives uncharmed.”

Allusion

400

But the house on Mango Street is not the way they told it at all. It’s small and red with tight steps in front and windows so small you’d think they were holding their breath.

Personification

400

Fear and Pity

Catharsis 

500

Look at you! You are beautiful, my darling.
Look at you! You are so beautiful.
Your eyes behind your veil are doves
your hair is like a flock of goats
coming down from Mt. Gilead.
Your teeth are like a flock of sheep about to be sheared,
who are coming up from being washed.

Anaphora

500

When consecutive phrases end with the same word.

Epistrophe

500

"Two of the fairest stars in all the heaven" and insisting if her eyes were taken from her head and put back in the sky "The brightness of her cheek would shame those stars."

Hyperbole

500

Good night, good night! parting is such sweet sorrow,

That I shall say good night till it be morrow.

Oxymoron

500

Most necessary plot point in tragedy

Change of fortune

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