Literary Devices

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Excellent source for developing language and communication through listening, speaking, viewing, and presenting.

Diagram explaining plot elements

A list and examples of different poetic devices

Students can explore and experiment with idioms through this interactive tool. The student is given a picture prompt and fill-in-the-blank sentence to assist in understanding an idiom, and allowed to write a comment about the metaphoical meaning before printing their responses.

definitions of lit terms

Student can click on a literary device, such as metaphor and see a definition and examples with explanations from specific Robert Frost poems.

Online practice exercises for figurative language such as similes, metaphors, personification, idioms, alliteration, hyperbole, onomatopoeia, and more

a glossary