Presentation on theme: "English Jeopardy Jennifer Otto English Word Fun Parts of letter Authors/ Characters More Literary Terms 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400."— Presentation transcript:
English Jeopardy Jennifer Otto English
Word Fun Parts of letter Authors/ Characters More Literary Terms Literary Terms Exit
Word Fun 100 SOLOS, OTTO, EVE What are palindromes?
Word Fun 200 Jumbo Shrimp, Pretty Ugly What are Oxymorons?
Word Fun 300 Happy vs. Sad; Pretty vs. Ugly. What are Antonyms?
Word Fun 400 We were so poor when I was growing up we couldn't even afford to pay attention. What is a pun?
Life 500 NCAANCAA: National Collegiate Athletic Association NCAANCAA: National Collegiate Athletic Association What is an acronym?
Parts of a Letter 100 Dear Mr. Hoffman: What is the Salutation?
Parts of a Letter 200 The main points/paragraphs What is the body?
Parts of a Letter 300 Other documents that go in the envelope along with the letter What are enclosures?
Universal Protocol 400 What you mail the letter in What is the envelope?
Parts of a Letter 500 Sincerely, What is the closing?
Authors/Characters 100 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Who created Sherlock Holmes?
Authors/Characters 200 Created Auguste C. Dupin
Authors/Characters 300 Dashiell Hammetts character from The Maltese Falcon
Authors/Characters 400 Created Hercule Poirot and Jane Marple Who is Agatha Christie?
Authors/Characters 500 Pseudonym used by two American cousins, Manfred B. Lee and Frederic Dannay What is Ellery Queen?
More Fun with Words 100 A crude, coarse, often bitter satire ridiculing the personal appearance or character of a person What is lampoon?
More Fun with Words 200 A satiric imitation of a work or of an author with the idea of ridiculing the author, his ideas, or work. What is satire?
More Fun with Words 300 A "false name" or alias used by a writer desiring not to use his or her real name What is a pseudonym?
More Fun with Words 400 an ideal society where the problems of poverty, greed, crime, and so forth have been eliminated What is a Utopia?
More Fun with Words 500 Novels written for the mass market, intended to be "a good read,"--often exciting, titillating, thrilling What is Pulp Fiction?
Literary Terms 100 a word that imitates the sound it represents. Splash, Buzz, Purr What is onomatopoeia?
Literary Terms 200 repetition of initial sounds in neighboring words sweet smell of success, a dime a dozen, repetition of initial sounds in neighboring words sweet smell of success, a dime a dozen, What is alliteration?
Literary Terms 300 exaggeration or overstatement Im so hungry I could eat a horse! exaggeration or overstatement Im so hungry I could eat a horse! What is hyperbole?
Literary Terms 400 An extended narrative poem recounting actions, travels, adventures, etc. What is an epic?
Literary Terms 500 A mode of expression, through words (verbal irony) or events (irony of situation), conveying a reality different from and usually opposite to appearance or expectation What is Irony?