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Kelly and Ashley (The most fantabulous people in the universe)
-Personification is when you give feelings and characteristics of living things to non-living things. Examples: “The couch sat gloomily in the middle of the living room.” “The leaves danced in the breeze under the moonlight.” “The computer greeted the tech nerds with a happy buzz.” “I saw the sweater in the store, and it shouted ‘Buy Me!’” “The stingray talked to the ocean floor.” What is Personification?
-An oxymoron is an expression that uses two antonyms together to create emphasis. Examples: “The blobfish was pretty ugly.” “The girl sat all alone on the swing set.” “We drove to the McDonalds drive-thru to get some gourmet fast-food.” “The boy was still moving when the music ended.” “The stingray likes to eat jumbo shrimp.” What is an Oxymoron?
-A hyperbole is an outlandish exaggeration used for effect. Examples: “I use hyperboles SOOOOOO much, my mom doesn’t believe a word I say!” “Melanie is SOOOOOOO funny, she makes Jack Black seem like a sad businessman!” “Our class is SOOOOOO ‘advanced’ in everyday skills, we make Kindergarteners seem like geniuses!” “I’m SOOOOOOO bored, I think I’m gonna die!” “The stingray was SOOOOOOOOO graceful, it made the ballerina seem like an elephant.” What is a Hyperbole?
1) What is personification? A. An outlandish exaggeration used for effect. B. When you give feelings and characteristics of living things to non-living things. C. An expression that uses two antonyms together to create emphasis. 2) Which of these is NOT an oxymoron? A. Previous History B. The Living Dead C. Halfway Done Quiz!
3) Come up with your own hyperbole about stingrays! Quiz!