lit devices game worksheet by xiaopangnv


									Literary Devices                  Name: ________________________ Period: _________
Irony              Oxymoron           Hyperbole               Imagery

Personification    Onomatopoeia       Alliteration            Assonance

Simile             Metaphor           Idiom                   Pun
Irony: When the opposite of what you expect happens.

Oxymoron: Two contradictory terms that appear together.

Hyperbole: Over-exaggeration for emphasis or effect.

Imagery: The use of figurative language to create a mental picture.

Personification: Inanimate objects are given human-like qualities.

Onomatopoeia: Words that imitate sounds.

Alliteration: The repetition of consonant sounds.

Assonance: The repetition of vowel sounds.

Simile: A comparison between two unlike things, using “like” or “as.”

Metaphor: An implied comparison between two unlike things.

Idiom: Expression that means something other than the literal meaning of the individual words.

Pun: A funny play on words.

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