Figurative Language Crossword Online

Figurative Language Crossword Online

Figurative Language Crossword Online by Christopher Rudolph

What is Figurative Language?

Figurative language is a way of using words to express ideas in a creative and imaginative manner. Instead of stating facts directly, it uses comparisons, exaggerations, and other techniques to create vivid images and convey deeper meanings. This makes writing more interesting and engaging for the reader.

Literary Devices

  1. Alliteration: The repetition of the same initial consonant sound in a series of words. Example: “She sells seashells by the seashore.”
  2. Simile: A comparison between two different things using the words “like” or “as.” Example: “Her smile was as bright as the sun.”
  3. Hyperbole: An exaggerated statement used to emphasize a point. Example: “I’m so hungry I could eat a horse.”
  4. Metaphor: A direct comparison between two different things without using “like” or “as.” Example: “The classroom was a zoo.”
  5. Oxymoron: A combination of two opposite or contradictory words. Example: “Jumbo shrimp” or “deafening silence.”
  6. Idiom: A phrase or expression that has a meaning different from the literal meaning of its individual words. Example: “It’s raining cats and dogs.”
  7. Personification: Giving human characteristics to non-human things. Example: “The wind whispered through the trees.”
  8. Onomatopoeia: A word that imitates the sound it represents. Example: “Buzz,” “bang,” or “sizzle.”
  9. Imagery: Descriptive language that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, touch, taste, smell). Example: “The fresh scent of pine filled the air.”
  10. Symbol: An object, character, figure, or color used to represent an abstract idea or concept. Example: A dove often symbolizes peace.
  11. Pun: A play on words that have similar sounds but different meanings, often used for humorous effect. Example: “I used to be a baker, but I couldn’t make enough dough.”
  12. Assonance: The repetition of vowel sounds within a sentence or phrase. Example: “The early bird catches the worm.”
  13. Cliché: An overused expression that has lost its originality. Example: “Time flies when you’re having fun.”
  14. Irony: A contrast between what is expected and what actually happens. Example: A fire station burns down.
  15. Analogy: A comparison between two things that are alike in some way, often used to explain something unfamiliar by showing how it is similar to something well-known. Example: “Just as a caterpillar transforms into a butterfly, a student transforms into a scholar through education.”
  16. Allegory: A story in which characters, settings, and events represent abstract ideas or moral qualities, often used to convey a deeper meaning. Example: George Orwell’s “Animal Farm” is an allegory for the Russian Revolution.

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Word Bank:

alliteration     simile     hyperbole     metaphor     oxymoron     idiom     personification
onomatopoeia     imagery     symbol     pun     assonance     cliche     irony     analogy
allegory

 

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