Power of English Monday 3rd May

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Power of English Monday 3rd May

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  2. 2. Issue writing<br />New music is the best music.<br />Contention<br />First point<br />Example<br />State how your example proves your contention.<br />Repeat with a second point and example<br />Coda<br />
  3. 3. Let’s watch the video<br />
  4. 4. What do we notice about this repetition?<br />Help meif you can, I'm feeling down<br />And I do appreciate you being round.<br />Help me, get my feet back on the ground,<br />Won't you please, please help me?<br />
  5. 5. Anphora<br />Repetition of the same word or phrase at the start of successive clauses or lines.<br />Pronunciation: ah-NAF-oh-rah<br />
  6. 6. Anaphora<br />“There is freedom within, <br />there is freedom without<br />Try to catch the deluge in a paper cup.”(Crowded House, “Don’t Dream It’s Over)<br />
  7. 7. Anaphora in Dr Suess<br />I do not like them in a house.<br />I do not like them with a mouse.<br />I do not like them here or there.<br />I do not like them anywhere.<br />I do not like green eggs and ham.<br />I do not like them, <br />Sam-I-am.<br />
  8. 8. Make Your Own<br />Create two examples of your own of anaphora<br />It’s doesn’t have to make a whole lot of sense; it just needs to start with the same words.<br />
  9. 9. Metaphor vs. Simile<br />What is the difference?<br />
  10. 10. Simile<br />Two different things are compared<br />to add meaning, or<br />to make it memorable<br />
  11. 11. Simile<br />Look for comparing words, like and as.<br />Pronunciation: SIM-i-lee<br />
  12. 12. Simile<br />"Life is like an onion: You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep."(Carl Sandburg)<br />
  13. 13. Simile<br />"He looked about as inconspicuous as a tarantula on a slice of angel food."(Raymond Chandler)<br />How obvious was the man Raymond Chandler is talking about?<br />
  14. 14. Make Your Own Simile<br />1. Mr O’Meara’s classes are an exciting as...<br />2. The sky was like...<br />3. He stood like a...<br />
  15. 15. So how is metaphor different?<br />
  16. 16. Metaphor<br />"The streets were a furnace, the sun an executioner."(Cynthia Ozick, "Rosa," 1983)<br />"Men's words are bullets, that their enemies take up and make use of against them."(George Savile, Maxims of State, 1692)<br />
  17. 17. Metaphor<br />We say one thing IS another.<br />Show that they have something important in common<br />Pronunciation: MET-ah-for<br />
  18. 18. Metaphor<br />“The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas”The Highwayman – Alfred Noyes<br />
  19. 19. Make Your Own Metaphor<br />1. Mr O’Meara’s classes are...<br />2. The sky was...<br />3. He was a...<br />
  20. 20. Metaphor or simile?<br />The rain fell like nails.<br />At the end of the day, his sleep was a coma.<br />The breeze was like a gentle kiss.<br />This bread is stone.<br />This bread is like stone.<br />This bread is hard.<br />He slept like the dead.<br />The moon was a light 75 watt light bulb<br />
  21. 21. What is antithesis?<br />
  22. 22. “The bigger they are, the harder they fall.”<br />
  23. 23. Antithesis<br />Juxtaposition of contrasting ideas in one sentence or phrase.<br />Pronunciation: an-TITH-uh-sis<br />
  24. 24. 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 />
  25. 25. 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 />
  26. 26. Make Your Own Antithesis<br />It was the best day...<br />He was a foolish boy...<br />
  27. 27. And that will do for today<br />

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