Relating Senses To Imagery
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  • 1. IMAGERY
  • 2. What is IMAGERY?
    • It relates to your FIVE SENSES
    • It is the author’s way of making the story seem more REAL
    • When appropriate, imagery makes it appear as though you are in the story, experiencing what the characters are experiencing
  • 3. Relating SENSES to IMAGERY
    • Sense of Sight: Visual Imagery
    • Sense of Hearing: Auditory Imagery
    • Sense of Taste: Gustatory Imagery
    • Sense of Smell: Olfactory Imagery
    • Sense of Touch: Tactile Imagery
    • Sense of Smell: It smells good.
    • Sense of Sight: She looks good.
    • Olfactory Imagery: It smells of oranges and fresh bread.
    • Visual Imagery: She looks as though she could be on the cover of a fashion magazine, with her soft features and striking beauty.
  • 5. Continued
    • Sense of Touch: It is rough.
    • Sense of Hearing: It is loud.
    • Sense of Taste: It tastes bad.
    • Tactile Imagery: It is rough like coarse sandpaper.
    • Auditory Imagery: It sounds like a rock concert.
    • Gustatory Imagery: It tastes bitter and strong.
  • 6. Now it is your turn
  • 7. Write a paragraph inspired by the following image. It must appeal to each sense; therefore, it must contain at least one use of imagery for each sense
  • 8.  
  • 9. Post Writing Activity
    • Form groups of 2 (3 if uneven)
    • Read works received
    • Find the five imageries: box in, identify type, evaluate efficiency (+, +/-, -)
    • Verify spelling
  • 10. Continuing the learning based on perceived abilities
    • BEGINNER :
    • Change the following sensory statements into imagery: Start first by identifying to which sense the statement appeals, to which imagery it should correspond, and then change the sensory statement into imagery
    • The class is loud.
    • The candle smells nice.
    • This soup tastes good.
    • Your picture is pretty.
    • This bed is hard.
    • It was a cold morning.
    • This sandwich tastes funny.
    • There is a funny scent to the garbage.
    • That car sounds like there is something wrong.
    • The decor to this room is dated.
  • 11. Continuing the learning based on perceived abilities
    • Intermediate :
    • Repeat previous activity using the following image
  • 12. Continuing the learning based on perceived abilities
    • Advanced :
    • Consult the following resource: New Voices 3 (red book), pp.11-22
    • Short story: Night Drive , by Will F. Jenkins
    • In the text, identify, using quotation marks, and indicate which type of imagery is being used.