Literary Devices Identifying similes and    personification
DetourIf you already know how to identifypersonification skip this tutorial and move onto the activity.
What is Personification?Personification is a figurative device whichgives inanimate objects and animals humancharacteristi...
Effect of Personification• A personification gives your writing pizzazz.  For Example:  My room is crowded with books,  cl...
Instead…Books, clothes and empty sodacans have invaded my room.You see the word invaded showed that thebooks, clothes and ...
What is Simile?Similes compare two like things using ‘as’ or‘like’Example: The river meandered through theforest like a sn...
Effect of Simile• A simile highlights the characteristic you wish  to emphasize.       She became as pale as a ghostThe wr...
Let’s Practice!!!Identify the following devices
Winning the race felt like flying    Simile or Personification ?
The cell phone buzzed like an angry               bee  Simile or Personification ?
The sun smiled down on the picnickers       Simile or Personification ?
The tree stood proudly in the forest     Simile or Personification?
The leaves danced in the wind     Simile or Personification ?
If you feel ready move on. If not reviewsimiles and personifications againNEXT STOP …CREATING SIMILESAND PERSONIFICATIONS
Yeah!!!
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Identify devices

  1. 1. Literary Devices Identifying similes and personification
  2. 2. DetourIf you already know how to identifypersonification skip this tutorial and move onto the activity.
  3. 3. What is Personification?Personification is a figurative device whichgives inanimate objects and animals humancharacteristics. The flower danced in the wind
  4. 4. Effect of Personification• A personification gives your writing pizzazz. For Example: My room is crowded with books, clothes and empty soda cans. Isn’t this a boring description!
  5. 5. Instead…Books, clothes and empty sodacans have invaded my room.You see the word invaded showed that thebooks, clothes and empty soda cans havetaken over the room.
  6. 6. What is Simile?Similes compare two like things using ‘as’ or‘like’Example: The river meandered through theforest like a snake.
  7. 7. Effect of Simile• A simile highlights the characteristic you wish to emphasize. She became as pale as a ghostThe writer emphasizes her paleness through the comparison.
  8. 8. Let’s Practice!!!Identify the following devices
  9. 9. Winning the race felt like flying Simile or Personification ?
  10. 10. The cell phone buzzed like an angry bee Simile or Personification ?
  11. 11. The sun smiled down on the picnickers Simile or Personification ?
  12. 12. The tree stood proudly in the forest Simile or Personification?
  13. 13. The leaves danced in the wind Simile or Personification ?
  14. 14. If you feel ready move on. If not reviewsimiles and personifications againNEXT STOP …CREATING SIMILESAND PERSONIFICATIONS
  15. 15. Yeah!!!
  16. 16. Try Again
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