Act 2 Scene 3-4 Ms. Marshall-Krauss 8th Grade English 105
Act 2 Scenes 3-4 <ul><li>Warm up: Besides writing in Early Modern English, what do you notice about Shakespeare’s use of language so far in the play? </li></ul><ul><li>Today’s objective is to read Act 2 Scene 3 (maybe 4), define figurative and poetic language techniques, and write examples from the text for each. </li></ul>105
Shakespeare’s Language Skills Personification Giving human qualities to non-human objects Metaphor A comparison of unlike things (not using like or as) 105 Skill Definition Example
Language Skills Continued… Simile A comparison of unlike things using like or as Classical Allusion A reference to ancient Greek or Roman mythology Skill Definition Example
Language Skills Continued Reversed Word Reversing the word order of a compound word Reversed thought Reversing thoughts and ideas 105 Skill Definition Example
Language Skills Continued Reversed sentence construction Reversing the order of a sentence Pun Using a word with two meanings in a humorous way. 105 Skill Definition Example
Homework <ul><li>Write a dialogue of two friends discussing a problem using some of the language Skills. You may use modern English. The dialogue should be at least ten lines long. </li></ul>106
Reflection <ul><li>How does the use of language Skills enhance the Friar’s speech? </li></ul>106
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