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2 Go Figure! Poetic Devices and Figurative Language

3 Recognizing Literal Language “I’ve eaten so much I feel as if I could literally burst!” In this case, the person is not using the word literally in its true meaning. Literal means "exact" or "not exaggerated." By pretending that the statement is not exaggerated, the person stresses how much he has eaten. Literal language is language that means exactly what is said. Most of the time, we use literal language.

4 Recognizing Figurative Language Figurative language is the opposite of literal language. Figurative language is language that means more than what it says on the surface. It usually gives us a feeling about its subject. When you read poetry, you must be conscious of the difference between literal language and figurative language. Otherwise, a poem may make no sense at all. Printed QuizOnline Quiz

5 Types of Poetic Devices Imagery Symbolism Figurative Language Simile Metaphor Hyperbole Idioms Personification Sound Devices Alliteration Onomatopoeia http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yfwbMiZUZ0M

6 Simile A figure of speech which involves a direct comparison between two unlike things, using the words like or as. He is strong like an ox. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VOfEaHng4 Lc&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dKbqlwsUvj w&feature=related

7 Metaphor An implied comparison between two relatively unlike things. NOT using like or as. Usually uses “is” “are” “were” or “was” The road was a ribbon wrapped through the desert. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFgRj-5d5Ac http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0edKgL9EgM

8 Similes AND Metaphors http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHBWZDV MVqA&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHBWZDV MVqA&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1c6zF9aJ xs&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1c6zF9aJ xs&feature=related BrainPop http://www.brainpop.com/english/writing/simile sandmetaphors/ http://www.brainpop.com/english/writing/simile sandmetaphors/

9 Personification A figure of speech which gives the qualities of a person to an animal, an object, or an idea. “The wind yells while blowing."  The wind cannot yell. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3mdmDTYc5Q&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LzWQBb1-XLc&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLw6wZ5q2Jo&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKexdSZNiLc

10 Hyperbole An exaggerated statement used to heighten effect. It is not used to mislead the reader, but to emphasize a point. I have told you million times.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EA t36-EqHIE&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EA t36-EqHIE&feature=related  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjJ buwwlknk&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjJ buwwlknk&feature=related  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oE TP_wjDVcI&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oE TP_wjDVcI&feature=related

11 Idioms An idiom or idiomatic expression refers to a construction or expression in one language that cannot be matched or directly translated word-for-word in another language. Mr. Smith bends over backwards to help students feel comfortable. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iwh1T9GCM4&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9-uGRLwc2k&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrvnp1dpIpg

12 http://www.brainpop.com/english/writing/idiomsandcliches/

13 Sound Devices

14 Alliteration Repeated consonant sounds at the beginning of words. She was wide-eyed and wondering while she waited for Walter to waken. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RtPC OA90_ek&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=poJrJ vSFu1c&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rusT Ey9vrA&feature=related

15 Onomatopoeia The use of words that mimic sounds. The firecracker made a loud ka-boom! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sgOQGKUfJqA&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evUzS6K-5Wg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-BVwwKTjlI&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DrRW7RIr0xM&feature=related

16 Symbolism The use of words, places, objects or characters to represent something beyond what they are. A noun with a deeper meaning than what it is by itself. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXJUq4kdGAE

17 Imagery Language that appeals to the senses. Descriptions of people or objects stated in terms of our senses. Sight Hearing Touch Taste Smell http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=ZRSNi-kVBWk

18 Table of Contents: Unit 4 Decisions and the Future SKIP Page # Title Date 1-10-13 Essential Questions “red questions”1-2 1-9-13Rule of Three3-4 1-22-13 Persuasion Notes5-6 1-28-13Faulty Reasoning7 Persuasion to poetry (homework poems)8 What is Poetry9 2-4-13 2-6-13 2-14-13Happiness Epidemic Poem10 2-14-13Figurative Language Notes (foldable)11

19 Video showing Examples http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JUgR1AR- amQ&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JUgR1AR- amQ&feature=related Practice Using Mmusic http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eF0gyQ6V7 4Q&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eF0gyQ6V7 4Q&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tv9vwiBfAm 8&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tv9vwiBfAm 8&feature=related

20 Figurative Language Resources Eye on Idioms (Online PPT) Eye on Idioms Paint by Idioms (Game) Paint by Idioms Alliteration or Simile? (Quiz) Alliteration or Simile? Similes and Metaphors (PPT) Similes and Metaphors The Search for Similes, Metaphors, and Idioms (PPT) The Search for Similes, Metaphors, and Idioms Alliteration (PPT) Alliteration Onomatopoeia (PPT) Onomatopoeia Personification (PPT) Personification Hyperbole (PPT) Hyperbole Idioms (PPT) Idioms Simile (PPT) Simile

21 Teaching Similes and Metaphors Alliteration Lesson Plan and Resources http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/1allitera.htm http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/1allitera.htm Hyperbole- Lesson Plans and Resources http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/10lesson.htm http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/10lesson.htm Idiom Lesson Plan http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/6lesson.htm http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/6lesson.htm Imagery- Lesson Plans and Resources http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/imagery2.htm http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/imagery2.htm Lesson Plan for Puns http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/5lesson.htm http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/5lesson.htm Onomatopoeia- Lesson Plans and Resources http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/9lesson.htm http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/9lesson.htm Personification Lesson Plans and Resources http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/7lesson.htm Proverbs- Lesson Plans and Resources http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/proverbs2.htm http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/proverbs2.htm


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