Figurative Language Poetry Genre Literary Elements I Literary Elements II 100 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400 400 500 500 500 500 500
A kind of figurative language that cannot be understood by its literal meaning. (Ex: “It’s raining cats and dogs”)
A comparison of two things that does not use like or as; often uses a form of the verb be.
A word whose sound makes you think of its meaning. (i.e., buzz, swish)
The occurrence of the same or similar sounds at the end of two or more words, or a line of poetry.
Division in a poem named for the number of lines it contains.
A story that features gods and goddesses and explains events in nature and old story.
A kind of fictional writing that teaches a moral lesson, or argues in favor of a behavior.
A story written about a historical periods; often includes well-researched historical truths..
A story meant to be performed by actors and includes dialogue and stage directions.
Point of view in which the narrator knows the thoughts of only one character.
The main part of the story where characters try to solve the conflict.
Point of view in which the narrator knows the thoughts of two or more characters.