English

Published on March 29th, 2014 | by GameMaker

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Literary Elements

This game develops student knowledge of literary elements such as symbolism, hyperbole, alliteration and metaphor. The game author of this English/Literacy game provided the description shown.

Identify the proper literary element after reading each question. 9-12 grade level

By playing this game you should be able to answer the following questions:

  • Which term means ‘an extreme over exaggeration’?
  • Which term means ‘giving something that is not human, human-like qualities’?
  • Which term means ‘a direct comparison between to unalike things, using “like” or “as”‘?
  • Which term means ‘the repetition of two or more stressed syllables or word sounds’?
  • Which term means ‘representing things by the use of symbols or symbolic images’?
  • Which term means ‘an incidental mentioning of something, an indirect reference to something’?
  • Which term means ‘the style of how someone speaks based on their specific word choices’?

Now test yourself. Can you provide a definition of each of the following terms?

alliteration
allusion
diction
hyperbole
metaphor
personification
simile
symbolism

 

 

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