Power of English Monday 3rd MayPresentation Transcript
Issue writing New music is the best music. Contention First point Example State how your example proves your contention. Repeat with a second point and example Coda
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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, Sam-I-am.
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...