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    • Issue writing
      New music is the best music.
      First point
      State how your example proves your contention.
      Repeat with a second point and example
    • Let’s watch the video
    • What do we notice about this repetition?
      Help meif you can, I'm feeling down
      And I do appreciate you being round.
      Help me, get my feet back on the ground,
      Won't you please, please help me?
    • Anphora
      Repetition of the same word or phrase at the start of successive clauses or lines.
      Pronunciation: ah-NAF-oh-rah
    • Anaphora
      “There is freedom within,
      there is freedom without
      Try to catch the deluge in a paper cup.”(Crowded House, “Don’t Dream It’s Over)
    • Anaphora in Dr Suess
      I do not like them in a house.
      I do not like them with a mouse.
      I do not like them here or there.
      I do not like them anywhere.
      I do not like green eggs and ham.
      I do not like them,
    • Make Your Own
      Create two examples of your own of anaphora
      It’s doesn’t have to make a whole lot of sense; it just needs to start with the same words.
    • Metaphor vs. Simile
      What is the difference?
    • Simile
      Two different things are compared
      to add meaning, or
      to make it memorable
    • Simile
      Look for comparing words, like and as.
      Pronunciation: SIM-i-lee
    • Simile
      "Life is like an onion: You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep."(Carl Sandburg)
    • Simile
      "He looked about as inconspicuous as a tarantula on a slice of angel food."(Raymond Chandler)
      How obvious was the man Raymond Chandler is talking about?
    • Make Your Own Simile
      1. Mr O’Meara’s classes are an exciting as...
      2. The sky was like...
      3. He stood like a...
    • So how is metaphor different?
    • Metaphor
      "The streets were a furnace, the sun an executioner."(Cynthia Ozick, "Rosa," 1983)
      "Men's words are bullets, that their enemies take up and make use of against them."(George Savile, Maxims of State, 1692)
    • Metaphor
      We say one thing IS another.
      Show that they have something important in common
      Pronunciation: MET-ah-for
    • Metaphor
      “The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas”The Highwayman – Alfred Noyes
    • Make Your Own Metaphor
      1. Mr O’Meara’s classes are...
      2. The sky was...
      3. He was a...
    • Metaphor or simile?
      The rain fell like nails.
      At the end of the day, his sleep was a coma.
      The breeze was like a gentle kiss.
      This bread is stone.
      This bread is like stone.
      This bread is hard.
      He slept like the dead.
      The moon was a light 75 watt light bulb
    • What is antithesis?
    • “The bigger they are, the harder they fall.”
    • Antithesis
      Juxtaposition of contrasting ideas in one sentence or phrase.
      Pronunciation: an-TITH-uh-sis
    • Antithesis
      “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
    • Antithesis
      "We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."(Martin Luther King, Jr., speech at St. Louis, 1964)
    • Make Your Own Antithesis
      It was the best day...
      He was a foolish boy...
    • And that will do for today