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E2 short stories_freakthegeek
E2 short stories_freakthegeek
E2 short stories_freakthegeek
E2 short stories_freakthegeek
E2 short stories_freakthegeek
E2 short stories_freakthegeek
E2 short stories_freakthegeek
E2 short stories_freakthegeek
E2 short stories_freakthegeek
E2 short stories_freakthegeek
E2 short stories_freakthegeek
E2 short stories_freakthegeek
E2 short stories_freakthegeek
E2 short stories_freakthegeek
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  • 1. JOHN GREEN‟S“FREAK THE GEEK”Lit Term Review
  • 2. ALLUSION
  • 3. What types of texts do authorsreference? ones that will be understood by his or her audience. commonly used: events, books, myths, places, or works of art. You can also make allusions to pop culture items.
  • 4. Why do people make allusions? to help people see unique connections between two ideas. to help the audience better understand a subject. to be surprising and funny. to sound smart.
  • 5. Activity: Allusions by Rap Artists Can you identify what is being alluded to in these examples?
  • 6.  “My rep grows like the nose of Pinocchio, Just because I‟ve mastered the art of braggadocio.” – Akrobatikis an allusion to… Pinocchio
  • 7.  “I‟m full strength like a Cyclops„s eye drops, I got support like high-tops.” - Ugly Duckling, Left Behind.is an allusion to… Homer‟s The Odyssey
  • 8.  “The side lines is lined with casualties Who sip the life casually, then gradually become worse Don‟t bite the apple, Eve” -Jay-Zis an allusion to… The Bible, more specifically: the book of Genesis
  • 9.  “Now who‟s the boss? Not Tony Danza.” -Malik B of the Rootsis an allusion to… The TV show, Who’s the Boss?
  • 10.  “Tonedeff‟s slays giants, as if my legal name‟s David.” –Tonedeffis an allusion to… The story of David and Goliath (from the Bible)
  • 11. TONE
  • 12. How do writers create tone? word choice arrangement of words details metaphors imagery emphasis punctuation
  • 13. WORDPLAY
  • 14. How do authors play withwords? use words have more than one meaning  “Imreading a book about anti-gravity. Its impossible to put down.” an intentional mix-up of similar-sounding words  “wave the sails” instead of “save the whales” swapping letters  “tease my ears” instead of “ease my tears” oxymorons  jumbo shrimp

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