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Important figurative language to review Personification: giving non human things human characteristics Allusion: reference to something famous Metaphor: comparing two unlike things NOT using like or as Simile: comparing two unlike things USING like or as Imagery: using sensory details to paint a picture in a readers’ mind. And finally…….
Symbolism What you see is not always what you get… Sometimes you get more!
Remember: ____________ are objects that _______________ a greater meaning.
Colors are great symbols for different moods and life events Look at the colors on the following slides and think about what mood they provoke in you. Think about a life event that could be represented by these colors (either persona or general)
Red What feelings does red symbolize? What else can it symbolize?
Blue What feelings does blue symbolize? What else can it symbolize?
Yellow What feelings does yellow symbolize? What else can it symbolize?
Green What feelings does green symbolize? What else can it symbolize?
Black What feelings does black symbolize? What else can it symbolize?
White What feelings does white symbolize? What else can it symbolize?
What do colors mean to you? In The Book Thief, the author uses A LOT of symbolism. The narrator actually sees everything in three specific colors: white, red, and black. Colors can have a lot of symbolic meaning in a persons’ life. Your job is to think of an important event in your life and associate it with a color. Let’s begin……..
What color symbolizes you? On a piece of notebook paper, brainstorm 3 important and memorable life events that stand out to you. Next, write two sentences for each telling why these things stood out and their significance. Then, close your eyes and think about each of these moments. Concentrate on the people, things, and places involved. –Which one was the most vivid in your mind? Circle that even.
What color symbolizes your feelings? Now that you have the even you will be talking about, think about the feelings associated with colors. Under your chosen event, list three colors that could symbolize how you felt at the time. Write your reason for each color beside them Close your eyes again and picture this single event. This time focus on the emotions of the event. –Which color, of the three, comes to mind? Circle this color.
Create your collage! Your job is to create a collage of pictures and words to represent this life event. –The only colors that can be used should be the color you chose and the different shades associated. You can design your collage any way you would like. Be sure to include a title that represents your event This can be a storyboard, sectioned off, random, etc. BE CREATIVE!
Describe it using a poem Once you are finished with your collage, you will write a free verse poem describing the event and why you associated the color with this specific event. A free verse poem is constructed using the following guidelines: –Does not rhyme –Written in stanzas (yours should be at least 3 with at least 4 lines in each) –Includes good figurative language and imagery.
Remember: ____________ are ______________________ that __________________ a bigger ________________________.