What is antithesis?<br />
“The bigger they are, the harder they fall.”<br />
Antithesis<br />Juxtaposition of contrasting ideas in one sentence or phrase.<br />Pronunciation: an-TITH-uh-sis<br />
Antithesis<br />“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishn...
Antithesis<br />"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."(Martin Luther King, Jr., speech ...
Make Your Own Antithesis<br />It was the best day...<br />He was a foolish boy...<br />
Let’s get back to some music<br />
The Proclaimers<br />“But I would walk 500 milesAnd I would walk 500 moreJust to be the man who walked 1,000 milesTo fall ...
Hyperbole<br />Exaggeration used for emphasis<br />Pronunciation: hi-PURR-buh-lee<br />
Hyperbole<br />"Ladies and gentlemen, I've been to Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan, and I can say without hyperbole that th...
Make Your Own Hyperbole<br />I am so tired...<br />I was so hungry...<br />The class went for...<br />
Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers...<br />What is this?<br />
Alliteration<br />Consonant sounds at the beginning of words are repeated.<br />Pronunciation: ah-lit-err-RAY-shun<br />
"You'll never put a better bit of butter on your knife.“<br />(advertising slogan for Country Life butter)<br />
Alliteration<br />
Make Your Own<br />Write a sentence with alliteration.<br />Not every word have to start with the same consonant sound, ju...
Pun<br />"When it pours, it reigns."(slogan of Michelin tires)<br />“When it rains, it pours’”<br />
Pun<br />A play on words<br />Different senses of the same word, or <br />Different senses of similar sounding words<br />
Pun<br />
Pun<br />A three-legged dog walks into a saloon in the Old West. He sidles up to the bar and announces: "I'm looking for t...
What is the pun here?<br />
What is the pun and reference?<br />
What is the pun?<br />
What is the pun and reference?<br />
Pun<br />Two Eskimos sitting in a kayak were cold so they lit a fire in the craft. It sank, proving that you can't have yo...
Pun<br />WARNING: Using puns rarely.<br />
Antimetabole<br />Pronunciation: an-tee-meh-TA-bo-lee<br />
Antimetabole<br />"We didn't land on Plymouth Rock; Plymouth Rock landed on us.“<br />(Malcolm X)<br />
Antimetabole<br />The second half of an expression is balanced against the first but with the words in reverse grammatical...
Antimetabole<br />"I can write better than anybody who can write faster, and I can write faster than anybody who can write...
Antimetabole<br />"You have to know how to accept rejection and reject acceptance."(Rad Bradbury)<br />
Write one of your own, own one that you write.<br />Create just one of your own examples of antimetabole<br />
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  1. 1.
  2. 2. What is antithesis?<br />
  3. 3. “The bigger they are, the harder they fall.”<br />
  4. 4. Antithesis<br />Juxtaposition of contrasting ideas in one sentence or phrase.<br />Pronunciation: an-TITH-uh-sis<br />
  5. 5. Antithesis<br />“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness...”Charles Dickens – The Tale of Two Cities<br />
  6. 6. Antithesis<br />"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."(Martin Luther King, Jr., speech at St. Louis, 1964)<br />
  7. 7. Make Your Own Antithesis<br />It was the best day...<br />He was a foolish boy...<br />
  8. 8. Let’s get back to some music<br />
  9. 9. The Proclaimers<br />“But I would walk 500 milesAnd I would walk 500 moreJust to be the man who walked 1,000 milesTo fall down at your door”(The Proclaimers – I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles))<br />
  10. 10. Hyperbole<br />Exaggeration used for emphasis<br />Pronunciation: hi-PURR-buh-lee<br />
  11. 11. Hyperbole<br />"Ladies and gentlemen, I've been to Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan, and I can say without hyperbole that this is a million times worse than all of them put together."(Kent Brockman, The Simpsons)<br />
  12. 12. Make Your Own Hyperbole<br />I am so tired...<br />I was so hungry...<br />The class went for...<br />
  13. 13. Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers...<br />What is this?<br />
  14. 14. Alliteration<br />Consonant sounds at the beginning of words are repeated.<br />Pronunciation: ah-lit-err-RAY-shun<br />
  15. 15. "You'll never put a better bit of butter on your knife.“<br />(advertising slogan for Country Life butter)<br />
  16. 16. Alliteration<br />
  17. 17. Make Your Own<br />Write a sentence with alliteration.<br />Not every word have to start with the same consonant sound, just lots of them.<br />
  18. 18. Pun<br />"When it pours, it reigns."(slogan of Michelin tires)<br />“When it rains, it pours’”<br />
  19. 19. Pun<br />A play on words<br />Different senses of the same word, or <br />Different senses of similar sounding words<br />
  20. 20. Pun<br />
  21. 21. Pun<br />A three-legged dog walks into a saloon in the Old West. He sidles up to the bar and announces: "I'm looking for the man who shot my paw.“<br />Shot my paw<br />Shot my pa<br />
  22. 22. What is the pun here?<br />
  23. 23. What is the pun and reference?<br />
  24. 24. What is the pun?<br />
  25. 25. What is the pun and reference?<br />
  26. 26. Pun<br />Two Eskimos sitting in a kayak were cold so they lit a fire in the craft. It sank, proving that you can't have your kayak and heat it, too.<br />“You can’t have your cake and eat it, too.”<br />
  27. 27. Pun<br />WARNING: Using puns rarely.<br />
  28. 28. Antimetabole<br />Pronunciation: an-tee-meh-TA-bo-lee<br />
  29. 29. Antimetabole<br />"We didn't land on Plymouth Rock; Plymouth Rock landed on us.“<br />(Malcolm X)<br />
  30. 30. Antimetabole<br />The second half of an expression is balanced against the first but with the words in reverse grammatical order (A-B-C, C-B-A). <br />
  31. 31. Antimetabole<br />"I can write better than anybody who can write faster, and I can write faster than anybody who can write better."(A. J. Liebling)<br />
  32. 32. Antimetabole<br />"You have to know how to accept rejection and reject acceptance."(Rad Bradbury)<br />
  33. 33. Write one of your own, own one that you write.<br />Create just one of your own examples of antimetabole<br />

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