Learn and discover the various types of poetic devices in a challenging way that requires critical thinking skills.Poeti
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created November 12, 2016
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Poetic Devices: Matching Terms to Examples
In this game, you will use your knowledge and understanding of poetic devices to think critically. You are to match the device with its appropriate example.
Poetic Devices: Flash Cards
Test your recall of poetic devices and their definitions by using these flashcards.
Poetic Devices: Finding Relationships
In this game, you will be given a poetic device. Use your knowledge of the term to determine its relationship to a given definition or example.
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|metaphor||a comparison without like or as||Her smile is a golden ray of sunshine.|
|simile||a comparison using like or as||The cat was as fast as lightening as it chased the mouse.|
|personification||giving objects the qualitites and charactersitics of a person||The wind whistled through the open windows as the storm approached.|
|onomatopoeia||words that sound like their meanings||Abby cried when she see the squished birthday cake in the trunk of her car.|
|allusion||a reference to a famous person, place, or thing; can also be a reference to the Bible and its contents||A modern-day Noah, Joe thought if it rained much more he would need to build an ark.|
|alliteration||repetition of sounds at the beginning of words||We worked hard to have a wonderful and worthwhile Wednesday.|
|assonance||repetition of vowel sounds in a set of words||The fat cat wearing a hat sat on the mat.|
|true rhyme||repetion of consonant sounds at the ends of words||marker & Parker|
|hyperbole||an exaggeration intended for emphasis||I'm so angry that I'm about to explode.|
|oxymoron||a pair of opposites; a pair of words that contradict each other||jumbo shrimp; bittersweet|
|slant (near) rhyme||words that are similar but not identical in sound||trudge & bridge|