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Cat claw anaphora ppt

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Learn how to use anaphora to enhance your writing.

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Cat claw anaphora ppt

  1. 1. Anaphora Anaphora Anaphora Anaphora •(AKA: Repetition for Effect) Writers often repeat specially chosen words or phrases to emphasize a point or stress certain ideas for the reader.
  2. 2. Definition: Writers often repeat specially chosen words or phrases to emphasize a point or stress certain ideas for the reader.
  3. 3. Examples • Maybe it’s the way the mountains reach the clouds, maybe it’s the way the waterfalls dive off every cliff, maybe it’s the way everything is peaceful and quiet, or maybe it’s all of that combined. • There she was – the perfect date for my first prom. How lovely she looked in that pink satin gown, how lovely her hair flowed down onto her bare shoulders, how lovely her pearl necklace circled her neck, and how lovely her face shown as she smiled across the room at me.
  4. 4. Be Careful! • Don’t confuse Magic 3 and Anaphora! • Magic 3 doesn’t have to repeat the same words just the same TYPE of words. • Anaphora MUST repeat the same exact words. • BE careful of unintentional repetition! (e.g. repeating the same transition over and over again.)
  5. 5. "To raise a happy, healthy, and hopeful child, it takes a family; it takes teachers; it takes clergy; it takes business people; it takes community leaders; it takes those who protect our health and safety. It takes all of us." -- Hillary Clinton, 1996 Democratic National Convention Address
  6. 6. Never shall I forget that night, the first night in camp, which has turned my life into one long night, seven times cursed and seven times sealed. Never shall I forget that smoke. Never shall I forget the little faces of the children, whose bodies I saw turned into wreaths of smoke beneath a silent blue sky. Never shall I forget those flames which consumed my faith forever. Never shall I forget that nocturnal silence which deprived me, for all eternity, of the desire to live. Never shall I forget those moments which murdered my God and my soul and turned my dreams to dust. Never shall I forget these things, even if I am condemned to live as long as God Himself. Never. -Elie Wiesel Night
  7. 7. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way … – — Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities
  8. 8. "What we need in the United States is not division. What we need in the United States is not hatred. What we need in the United States is not violence and lawlessness; but is love and wisdom and compassion toward one another, and a feeling of justice toward those who still suffer within our country whether they be white or whether they be black." -- Robert F. Kennedy, Announcing the death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
  9. 9. In your flipbook, make sure you have recorded the definition and an example of anaphora. For your original example, revise the sentence below to include the use of anaphora. Keep in mind the purpose of anaphora. Mom, I am in seventh grade now, so I deserve the privilege of getting to stay out later with my friends.
  10. 10. In your flipbook, make sure you have recorded the definition and an example of anaphora. For your original example, revise the sentence below to include the use of anaphora. Keep in mind the purpose of anaphora. Mom, I am in seventh grade now, so I deserve the privilege of getting to stay out later with my friends.

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