Jeopardy - Alleghany County Schools
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Literature Terms III
Language that conveys a certain
idea by saying just the opposite;
intended to hurt or wound.
What is – sarcasm ?
A work that makes fun of
something or someone .
What is – a satire ?
Imagery that has to do with something
you can see, hear, taste, smell, or feel.
What is – sensory imagery ?
A comparison that uses “like” or
“as”; a stated comparison of unlike
What is – a simile ?
A monologue in which a character
expresses his or her thoughts to the
audience and does not intend the
other characters to hear them .
What is – a soliloquy ?
A 14-line poem written in iambic
What is – a sonnet ?
A section of poetry separated from
the sections before and after it; a
verse “paragraph” .
What is – a stanza ?
The use of one thing to represent
What is – symbolism ?
The central idea of a work.
What is – theme ?
The author’s attitude toward his or
her subject; i.e. pessimistic, angry,
or optimistic .
What is – tone ?
A line of action secondary to
the main story .
What is – a subplot ?
The narrative point of view,
whether it’s first, second, or
third person .
What is – voice ?
The repetition of first consonants
in a group of words .
What is – alliteration ?
The point at which the action in a
story or play reaches its emotional
What is – climax ?
Ten-syllable lines in which every
other syllable is stressed .
What is – iambic pentameter ?
Language that means exactly
what it says .
What is – literal language ?
Giving an inanimate object human
What is – personification ?
The main character of a novel,
play, or story .
What is – the protagonist ?
A technique in which an author
gives clues about something that
will happen later in the story .
What is – foreshadowing ?
The use of description that helps
the reader imagine how something
looks, sounds, feels, smells, or
What is – imagery ?
A long poem narration the adventures
of a heroic figure .
What is – an epic ?
The means by which an author
establishes character; by directly
describing the appearance and
personality or by showing it through
action or dialogue .
What is – characterization ?
A reference to something or someone,
often literary .
What is – an allusion?
The use of identical phrase structure
within a sentence .
What is – parallelism ?
A huge exaggeration .
What is – hyperbole ?
The point of view of a piece of
writing in which the narrator refers
to himself as “I” .
Final Jeopardy Answer
What is – first person point
of view ?