Presentation on theme: "You’re on the Precipice… Write to someone who cannot see what you see. Use vivid images to describe what you see, how you feel, the smell and taste of."— Presentation transcript:
You’re on the Precipice… Write to someone who cannot see what you see. Use vivid images to describe what you see, how you feel, the smell and taste of the air, the feel of the wind or coldness on your face…(appeal to all five senses!) Title your writing Use at least one simile, one metaphor, or an example of personification!
What’s your Title? Wanderer Above a Sea of Fog By Caspar David Friedrich 1818 Romanticism: Nature and Man Solitude
“Fire and Ice” Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. From what I’ve tasted of desire I hold with those who favor fire. But if it had to perish twice, I think I know enough of hate To say that for destruction ice is also great And would suffice. ~Robert Frost
“Fire and Ice” List all emotions you classify as “fiery” List all emotions you classify as “icy”
What do you think the writer wants to express about intense human emotions?
Implied Metaphor ? Implied Metaphor ? How is this poem an implied metaphor? With what emotion does the speaker indirectly compare fire? What does the speaker suggest by saying the world may end in fire or ice?
Power of Language and Images How are language and images interrelated? Draw a picture of “Fire and Ice” Thanks to Connie Pullum for this PowerPoint!