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Figurative Language TKAM. Alliteration Repetition of consonant sounds “the darkness was desolate with the barking of distant dogs” (57)

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1 Figurative Language TKAM

2 Alliteration Repetition of consonant sounds “the darkness was desolate with the barking of distant dogs” (57)

3 Allusion reference to a person, place, or event--real or fictional typically a piece of literature or a historical event Example:“Dill had seen Dracula*, a revelation that moved Jem to eye him with the beginning of respect” (Lee 9). “Our first raid came to pass only because Dill bet Jem *The Gray Ghost against two *Tom Swifts that Jem wouldn’t get any farther than the Radley gate (Lee 16). * This is a reference to the 1931 movie, Dracula, starring Bela Lugosi. *The Gray Ghost by Robert F. Schulkers included Seckatary Hawkins, a fictional character in a series of 11 children's novels published between 1921 and 1932. * Tom Swift was the central character in five series of books by Edward Stratemeyer, first appearing in 1910.

4 Foreshadowing To indicate that something is coming in the future The fire, the mad dog= build tension

5 Hyperbole Something is greatly exaggerated “Two geological ages later, we heard the soles of Atticus’s shoes scrape the front steps.” 103

6 Idiom is an expression that means something other than the literal meanings of its individual words AND is used commonly among people Example: “Boo wasn’t crazy, he was high strung” (Lee 14-15). “But there came a day when Atticus told us he’d wear us out if we made any noise in the yard…” (Lee 15). “I hope you’ve got it through your head that he’ll kill us each and every one, Dill Harris,” said Jem… (Lee 17). “I contented my self with asking Jem if he’d lost his mind” (Lee 24)

7 Imagery Descriptive words that create a picture in the reader’s mind Pg 5-6, describing Maycomb

8 Metaphor One object is described as if it were something else “Your name’s longer’n your are. Bet it’s a foot longer.” (7)

9 Mood Emotion that the reader takes from the story “Maycomb was an old town, but it was a tired old town when I first knew it. In rainy weather the streets turned to red slop; grass grew on the sidewalks, the courthouse sagged in the square.” ▫What is the mood of this passage? ▫What words or phrases create that mood?

10 Personification Giving human characteristics to a non-living object “the remains of the picket (fence) drunkenly guarded the front yard” (8)

11 Simile Comparing two unlike things using like or as “Jem’s white shirt-tail dipped and bobbed like a small ghost dancing away to escape the coming morning.” (57)

12 Symbolism Something that represents something else, usually more complex “It’s a sin to kill a mocking bird” (90)

13 Theme Overall meaning that the author conveys through events and characters experiences Coexistence of good and evil

14 Per. 3 Groups Group 1:Group 3: 1. Hailey1. Kierra 2. Nick B2. Grace 3. Drew3. Joe 4. Krista4. JD Group 2:Group 4: 1.William1. Megan G 2. Garret2. Eric 3. Brooke3. Lynsy 4. Hannah4. Amy Group 5:Group 7: 1.Megan K1. Naomi 2. Jonathan2. Allison 3. Tristin3. Kris-Theja 4. Tesla4. Barbie Group 6: Group 8: 1.Hunter1. Elizabeth 2. Makenzie2. Jake 3. Stephanie3. Savannah 4. Alyssa4. Sam

15 Period 4 Groups Group 1:Group 3: 1.Nick B1.Tyler J 2.Karena2.Rosa 3.Brittny3.Santos 4.Braiden4.Rose Group 2:Group 4: 1.Stephanie1.Elizabeth 2.Zephram2.Dakotah 3.Raven3.Tyler P 4.Joel4.Alana Group 5:Group 7: 1.Jocelyn1.Devyn 2.Amanda P2.Gage 3.AC3.Danielle 4.Angel4.Shawn Group 6: 1.Anahi 2.Eduardo 3.Shane 4.Leo

16 More Quotes “her hand was wide as a bed slat and twice as…” “there were other ways of making people into ghosts” Descriptions of Boo “acid tongue in her head” “The Bible in the hand of one man is worse than a whiskey bottle in the hand of –” “raveling a thread”= a thought/idea “the chinaberry trees were malignant, hovering alive” “Let this cup pass from you” “I thought he moved like an underwater swimmer”


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