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Makeup directions: Read all slides and add “Figurative Language” “Puns” and “Oxymorons” to your study guide. Complete both “Song Lyrics” slides (marking up your chosen song lyrics, AND answering the questions). THIS IS TO BE TURNED IN SEPARATELY. In your study guide (Thursday), create 2 puns and 3 oxymorons.
Song Lyrics *For your song lyrics, you will read through and find all instances of the following: Examples of any of the sensory details/images- HIGHLIGHT THESE Examples of similes/metaphors - CIRCLE THESE Examples of personification- MAKE A JAGGED CIRCLE Example of alliteration, assonance, or onomatopoeia- DOUBLE UNDERLINE
Song Lyrics QUESTIONS: 1.What is your song about? 2.What poetic devices are the most prominent (rhyme, metaphor, imagery, etc.)? 3.Why does this song appeal to you? The music? The words? The message? 4.What tone/emotion does your song convey? 5.What words (diction) do you think are especially well chosen in your song? 6.What is the theme or message of your song?
What is Figurative language? Speech or writing that departs from literal meaning in order to achieve a special effect or meaning
What Are puns? "A Play on Words” Using a word or words that have more than 1 meaning.
Some Examples: 1. I recently spent money on detergent to unclog my kitchen sink. It was money down the drain.1. I recently spent money on detergent to unclog my kitchen sink. It was money down the drain. 2. Our social studies teacher says that her globe means the world to her.2. Our social studies teacher says that her globe means the world to her. My friend lives by a cliff he's always telling me to drop over.My friend lives by a cliff he's always telling me to drop over. A bicycle can't stand on its own because it is two-tired. A bicycle can't stand on its own because it is two-tired.
Let’s Play! Puns are a play on words, which means that the words must have double-meanings. 1 st meaning: FIRE We will build a fire and roast marshmallows POINT The scissors have a point. The scissors have a sharp point. BLOCK Caroline ran around the block. 2 nd meaning: The boss will fire him It's not polite to point. In football, you need to block
You Try… On your own sheet of paper, come up with (2) different meanings for each of the words. Light Light Roll Roll Dress Dress Shape Shape Pet Pet Court Court
YouR Turn Come up with any (2) puns with your partnerCome up with any (2) puns with your partner
An Oxymoron is a figure of speech that combines two apparently contradictory terms
Some Examples : How do these contradict each other? *contradict means to express the opposite of something else Jumbo Shrimp Same Difference Pretty Ugly Definite Maybe Found Missing Freezer Burn Jumbo Shrimp Same Difference Pretty Ugly Definite Maybe Found Missing Freezer Burn
Find the Oxymorons Find at least 3 examples Ever noticed that it's simply impossible to find seriously funny oxymorons online? The only choice is to ask one of those paid volunteers at the library for help. They can provide you with examples from documents that were found missing almost exactly one hundred years ago.
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