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  • 1. Literary Terms Jeopardy English 9
  • 2. Directions for online viewing:  Use the Internet Explorer Browser, not Netscape.  When viewing in Internet Explorer, click the Slide Show button found in the lower-left corner of the screen to view as a presentation.
  • 3. Literary Terms Jeopardy Big Words Rhyme Time Word Plays Think About It Poetic Types Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $100Q $100 Q $100 Q $200 Q $200 Q $200 Q $200 Q $300 Q $300 Q $300 Q $300 Q $400 Q $400 Q $400 Q $400 Q $500 Q $500 Q $500 Q $500 Final Jeopardy
  • 4. Literary Terms Jeopardy Big Words Rhyme Time Word Plays Think About It Poetic Types Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $100Q $100 Q $100 Q $200 Q $200 Q $200 Q $200 Q $300 Q $300 Q $300 Q $300 Q $400 Q $400 Q $400 Q $400 Q $500 Q $500 Q $500 Q $500 Final Jeopardy
  • 5. $100 Question from Big Words The use of words to imitate natural sounds such as buzz or pop.
  • 6. $100 Answer from Big Words What is onomatopoeia?
  • 7. $200 Question from Big Words The repetition of the same sound beginning several words in sequence.
  • 8. $200 Answer from Big Words What is alliteration?
  • 9. $300 Question from Big Words A kind of metaphor in which a nonhuman thing is talked about as if it were human.
  • 10. $300 Answer from Big Words What is personification?
  • 11. $400 Question from Big Words A line of poetry that contains 5 iambs.
  • 12. $400 Answer from Big Words What is iambic pentameter?
  • 13. $500 Question from Big Words Repetition of similar vowel sounds that are followed by different consonant sounds.
  • 14. $500 Answer from Big Words What is assonance?
  • 15. $100 Question from Rhyme Time Poetry that does not have a regular meter or rhyme scheme.
  • 16. $100 Answer from Rhyme Time What is free verse?
  • 17. $200 Question from Rhyme Time A metrical foot or unit of measure that consist on an unstressed syllable followed by a a stressed syllable.)
  • 18. $200 Answer from Rhyme Time What is iambic?
  • 19. $300 Question from Rhyme Time Poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter.
  • 20. $300 Answer from Rhyme Time What is blank verse?
  • 21. $400 Question from Rhyme Time Repeated word, phrase, line, or group of lines.
  • 22. $400 Answer from Rhyme Time What is a refrain?
  • 23. $500 Question from Rhyme Time Two consecutive lines of poetry that rhyme.
  • 24. $500 Answer from Rhyme Time What is a couplet?
  • 25. $100 Question from Word Plays One of two or more words that have the same or nearly identical meanings.
  • 26. $100 Answer from Word Plays What is a synomym?
  • 27. $200 Question from Word Plays One of two or more words that have opposite meanings.
  • 28. $200 Answer from Word Plays What is an anyomym?
  • 29. $300 Question from Word Plays A figure of speech that makes a comparison between two unlike things, using a word such as like, as, resembles, or than.
  • 30. $300 Answer from Word Plays What is a simile?
  • 31. $400 Question from Word Plays A play on the multiple meanings of a word or on two words that sound alike but have different meanings.
  • 32. $400 Answer from Word Plays What is a pun?
  • 33. $500 Question from Word Plays The use of words, phrases, symbols, and ideas in such a way as to evoke mental images and sense impressions.
  • 34. $500 Answer from Word Plays What is figurative language?
  • 35. $100 Question from Think About It A group of consecutive lines in a poem that form a single unit.
  • 36. $100 Answer from Think About It What is a stanza?
  • 37. $200 Question from Think About It The attitude a writer takes toward the audience, a subject, or a character.
  • 38. $200 Answer from Think About It What is tone?
  • 39. $300 Question from Think About It A statement which seems to be a contradiction but reveals the truth.
  • 40. $300 Answer from Think About It What is a paradox?
  • 41. $400 Question from Think About It A figure of speech in which an address is made to an absent person or a punctuation mark is used to indicate the omission of letter(s)
  • 42. $400 Answer from Think About It What is an apostrophe?
  • 43. $500 Question from Think About It The use of a person, place, thing, or event that stands for itself and for something beyond itself as well.
  • 44. $500 Answer from Think About It What is symbolism?
  • 45. $100 Question from Poetic Types Ordinary language people use in speaking or writing.
  • 46. $100 Answer from Poetic Types What is prose?
  • 47. $200 Question from Poetic Types A Japanese form of poetry which consists of three unrhymed lines of five, seven and five syllables.
  • 48. $200 Answer from Poetic Types What is haiku?
  • 49. $300 Question from Poetic Types A light or humorous verse form of five verses
  • 50. $300 Answer from Poetic Types What is a limerick?
  • 51. $400 Question from Poetic Types A song that tells a story.
  • 52. $400 Answer from Poetic Types What is a ballad?
  • 53. $500 Question from Poetic Types Fourteen line lyric poem that is usually written in iambic pentameter and that has one of several rhyme schemes.
  • 54. $500 Answer from Poetic Types What is a sonnet?
  • 55. Final Jeopardy The apparent paradox achieved by the use of words which seem to contradict one another.
  • 56. Final Jeopardy Answer What is an oxymoron? Need more help? •Poetic Terms • Poetic Terminology •Take the Literary Terms Test •Literary Terms Crossword

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