Literary Terms Jeopardy   A       C             E-F               M-O         P-SQ $100    Q $100     Q $100              ...
$100 Question from AA major character who opposes themain character in a story or play.Example: The “bad guy” that we are ...
$100 Answer from AAntagonist
$200 Question from AThe repetition of first consonantsin a group of words.Example: “Peter Piper picked a peck of          ...
$200 Answer from AAlliteration
$300 Question from AA reference to something orsomeone, often literary.Example: “May the force be with you.”
$300 Answer from AAllusion
$400 Question from AThe overall feeling of a work,related to tone and mood. Example: In Science class you might betalking ...
$400 Answer from AAtmosphere
$500 Question from AA story in which the charactersrepresent abstract qualities or ideas.Example: In westerns, the sheriff...
$500 Answer from AAllegory
$100 Question from CThe means by which an author describesthe appearance and personality of aperson in a story or play. Ex...
$100 Answer from CCharacterization
$200 Question from CThe point at which the action in astory or play reaches its emotionalpeak.Example: The most exciting p...
$200 Answer from CClimax
$300 Question from CTo explain how things are alike. Example: In Algebra, you can’t _________     apples to oranges or x’s...
$300 Answer from CCompare
$400 Question from C The elements that create a plot. This can be internal or external.Example: This can be a battle or a ...
$400 Answer from CConflict
$500 Question from CTo explain how things are different  Example: The opposite of compare.
$500 Answer from CContrast
$100 Question from E-FThe point of view of a piece of writingin which the narrator refers to himselfas “I.”Example: Not th...
$100 Answer from E-FFirst PersonPoint of View
$200 Question from E-FA long poem narrating theadventures of a heroic figure.        Example: The Odyssey
$200 Answer from E-FEpic
$300 Question from E-FA story that illustrates a moral, oftenusing animals as the characters.   Example: The Tortoise and ...
$300 Answer from E-FFable
$400 Question from E-FA technique in which an author givesclues about something that will happenlater in the story.Example...
$400 Answer from E-FForeshadowing
$500 Question from E-F Language that does not mean exactly what it says. Example: I am so mad steam is coming outof my ear...
$500 Answer from E-FFigurative Language
$100 Question from M-OThe use of words that sound likewhat the mean.      Example: Ping, Ring, Buzz,
$100 Answer from M-O Onomatopoeia
$200 Question from M-OA comparison that does NOTuse “like” or “as.”Example: He’s a rock or I am an island.
$200 Answer from M-O Metaphor
$300 Question from M-OA long speech by one character in aplay or story (that everyone issupposed to hear). Example: Johnny...
$300 Answer from M-O Monologue
$400 Question from M-OA legend that embodies the beliefs ofpeople and offers some explanation fornatural and social phenom...
$400 Answer from M-O Myth
$500 Question from M-OA phrase made up of two seeminglyopposite words.Example: Cruel kindness or dumb smarts
$500 Answer from M-O Oxymoron
$100 Question from P-SGiving an inanimate object humancharacteristics.Example: “The flames reached for the child         h...
$100 Answer from P-SPersonification
$200 Question from P-SThe main character of a novel,play, or story.Example: The “good guy” or think about      another mea...
$200 Answer from P-SProtagonist
$300 Question from P-SThe action of the story thatsummarizes the plan of the main story.Example: The basic ideas of a stor...
$300 Answer from P-SPlot
$400 Question from P-SA comparison that uses “like” or “as.”   Example: “I’m as hungry as a wolf.”  “Her eyes are like the...
$400 Answer from P-SSimile
$500 Question from P-S A question not meant to be answered.Example: “Why can’t you all just get along?”
$500 Answer from P-SRhetorical Question
Final JeopardyA monologue in which a characterexpresses his or her thoughts to theaudience and does not intend the otherch...
Final Jeopardy Answer Soliloquy
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  1. 1. Literary Terms Jeopardy A C E-F M-O P-SQ $100 Q $100 Q $100 Q $100 Q $100 Q $200 Q $200 Q $200 Q $200 Q $200 Q $300 Q $300 Q $300 Q $300 Q $300 Q $400 Q $400 Q $400 Q $400 Q $400 Q $500 Q $500 Q $500 Q $500 Q $500 Honaker Literary Terms 1 Final Jeopardy
  2. 2. $100 Question from AA major character who opposes themain character in a story or play.Example: The “bad guy” that we are against!
  3. 3. $100 Answer from AAntagonist
  4. 4. $200 Question from AThe repetition of first consonantsin a group of words.Example: “Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.”
  5. 5. $200 Answer from AAlliteration
  6. 6. $300 Question from AA reference to something orsomeone, often literary.Example: “May the force be with you.”
  7. 7. $300 Answer from AAllusion
  8. 8. $400 Question from AThe overall feeling of a work,related to tone and mood. Example: In Science class you might betalking about layers of gases in the earth’s _____________.
  9. 9. $400 Answer from AAtmosphere
  10. 10. $500 Question from AA story in which the charactersrepresent abstract qualities or ideas.Example: In westerns, the sheriff represents good, and the outlaw represents evil.
  11. 11. $500 Answer from AAllegory
  12. 12. $100 Question from CThe means by which an author describesthe appearance and personality of aperson in a story or play. Example: The way an author describes the main ___________ is __________.
  13. 13. $100 Answer from CCharacterization
  14. 14. $200 Question from CThe point at which the action in astory or play reaches its emotionalpeak.Example: The most exciting part of the story.
  15. 15. $200 Answer from CClimax
  16. 16. $300 Question from CTo explain how things are alike. Example: In Algebra, you can’t _________ apples to oranges or x’s to y’s.
  17. 17. $300 Answer from CCompare
  18. 18. $400 Question from C The elements that create a plot. This can be internal or external.Example: This can be a battle or a ________ inside a person or a __________ of man against nature.
  19. 19. $400 Answer from CConflict
  20. 20. $500 Question from CTo explain how things are different Example: The opposite of compare.
  21. 21. $500 Answer from CContrast
  22. 22. $100 Question from E-FThe point of view of a piece of writingin which the narrator refers to himselfas “I.”Example: Not the third but the _______.
  23. 23. $100 Answer from E-FFirst PersonPoint of View
  24. 24. $200 Question from E-FA long poem narrating theadventures of a heroic figure. Example: The Odyssey
  25. 25. $200 Answer from E-FEpic
  26. 26. $300 Question from E-FA story that illustrates a moral, oftenusing animals as the characters. Example: The Tortoise and the Hare
  27. 27. $300 Answer from E-FFable
  28. 28. $400 Question from E-FA technique in which an author givesclues about something that will happenlater in the story.Example: What usually happens after you hear the music in JAWS!
  29. 29. $400 Answer from E-FForeshadowing
  30. 30. $500 Question from E-F Language that does not mean exactly what it says. Example: I am so mad steam is coming outof my ears!!! If it can’t happen then it usually is a __________ of speech.
  31. 31. $500 Answer from E-FFigurative Language
  32. 32. $100 Question from M-OThe use of words that sound likewhat the mean. Example: Ping, Ring, Buzz,
  33. 33. $100 Answer from M-O Onomatopoeia
  34. 34. $200 Question from M-OA comparison that does NOTuse “like” or “as.”Example: He’s a rock or I am an island.
  35. 35. $200 Answer from M-O Metaphor
  36. 36. $300 Question from M-OA long speech by one character in aplay or story (that everyone issupposed to hear). Example: Johnny Carson, Jay Leno, andDavid Letterman do this on the Late Shows.
  37. 37. $300 Answer from M-O Monologue
  38. 38. $400 Question from M-OA legend that embodies the beliefs ofpeople and offers some explanation fornatural and social phenomena.Example: The Greek Gods: Zeus, Aphrodite, Athena, Hercules…
  39. 39. $400 Answer from M-O Myth
  40. 40. $500 Question from M-OA phrase made up of two seeminglyopposite words.Example: Cruel kindness or dumb smarts
  41. 41. $500 Answer from M-O Oxymoron
  42. 42. $100 Question from P-SGiving an inanimate object humancharacteristics.Example: “The flames reached for the child hovering in the corner.”
  43. 43. $100 Answer from P-SPersonification
  44. 44. $200 Question from P-SThe main character of a novel,play, or story.Example: The “good guy” or think about another meaning of “for.”
  45. 45. $200 Answer from P-SProtagonist
  46. 46. $300 Question from P-SThe action of the story thatsummarizes the plan of the main story.Example: The basic ideas of a story in the order that they happened.
  47. 47. $300 Answer from P-SPlot
  48. 48. $400 Question from P-SA comparison that uses “like” or “as.” Example: “I’m as hungry as a wolf.” “Her eyes are like the stars in the sky.”
  49. 49. $400 Answer from P-SSimile
  50. 50. $500 Question from P-S A question not meant to be answered.Example: “Why can’t you all just get along?”
  51. 51. $500 Answer from P-SRhetorical Question
  52. 52. Final JeopardyA monologue in which a characterexpresses his or her thoughts to theaudience and does not intend the othercharacters to hear them.
  53. 53. Final Jeopardy Answer Soliloquy

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