Presentation on theme: "Interacting with Figurative Language and Poetry. Alliteration Johnny Carson 9iVw Activity: Create your own tongue."— Presentation transcript:
Interacting with Figurative Language and Poetry
Alliteration Johnny Carson 9iVw Activity: Create your own tongue twister using the beginning sounds of R, S, T, or K. You must create a book page for a class book of alliteration that you will share in class tomorrow.
Onomatopoeia Batman U8UEgudQ U8UEgudQ
Comic book artists! Your goal: create a comic of at least 10 frames Depict: 1. One conflict 2. A climax (check out the plotter coaster) 3. At least 8 different sounds 4. Fully colored 5. Use “Onomatopoeia” in your title in some way
Sound Devices used in Poetry “Weather” Eve Merriam 1. What 3 poetic devices are used in this poem? 2. Why does the author repeat so many words? 3. What is the author’s purpose?
Sound Devices used in Poetry “Onomatopoeia” Eve Merriam 1. What is a spigot? 2. What does the word, “sputter” mean? 3. How does the picture of the dripping spigot help you understand the poem? 4. What is the author’s purpose? 5. What are three sound words in this poem that sound like falling water? 0CfI&safe=active 0CfI&safe=active
Sound Devices used in Poetry Train Tune “Louise Bogan” How does the movement of a steam train relate to the rhythm of this poem? What emotion does the speaker use in this poem? Why do they include this detail? iDu7RQ&safe=active iDu7RQ&safe=active
Allusion EQ: What is Allusion? Why do writers use it? What do I need to identify it? “Unbreakable” Alicia Keys safe=active safe=active Scrubs bH9YdDo bH9YdDo
Allusion Activity List 10 characters from fairy tales, folk tales, or mythology. Come up with 3 original examples (1-2 sentences) that allude to these characters and offer an explanation why the character you are writing about compares to the character you’re alluding to. Ex. Gillian was a modern day Sleeping Beauty. She lay motionless and radiant on the park bench.
Simile/Metaphor EQ: What is a simile? A metaphor? What effect do these figures of speech have on the reader? Simile examples: She is as sweet as candy. Bob runs like a deer. He is as thin as a rail. Metaphor examples: My dad is a bear in the mornings. The bar of soap was a slippery eel sliding through my hands. Victoria was a ray of sunshine.
Simile/Metaphor Love is like…. eASnnFA eASnnFA
Simile and Metaphor in Songs
Sparks Fly : Taylor Swift (Model) The way you move is like a full on rain storm And I’m a house of cards Song/Artist: Sparks Fly/ Taylor Swift Simile/Metaphor (specify which one) 1. The way you move is like a full on rain storm Explanation: This boy is like a storm that blows past her. 2. I’m a house of cards Explanation: He makes her weak in the knees.
Songs to Cover A Hard Day’s Night The Beatles Cyclone/Baby Bash feat. T-Pain Times Like These The Foo Fighters Heartless Kanye West Stereo Hearts Gym Class Heroes Times Like These The Foo Fighters Howlin’ for You The Black Keys She’s My Kind of Rain Tim McGraw Slow Dancing in a Burning Room John Mayer Tattoos on this Town Jason Aldean Your Love is a Song
“Annabel Lee” by Edgar Allen Poe Read the poem (with Titanic music in the background!!) 6MmgZo&safe=active Listen to a musical version 9QbafA&feature=related&safe=active 9QbafA&feature=related&safe=active
“The Highwayman” by Alfred Noyes Take a listen:
The Cremation of Sam McGee by Robert Service Johnny Cash reads the poem! wuamwj0&feature=related&safe=active wuamwj0&feature=related&safe=active Creepy video! muQ8wYV0&safe=active muQ8wYV0&safe=active