<ul><li>Learning Objective :  To understand and explore the use of  personification  in the poem ‘City Jungle’. </li></ul>...
What is personification? <ul><li>Personification :  when things or objects  are referred to as if they are human. </li></u...
<ul><li>CITY JUNGLE : Rain splinters town. </li></ul><ul><li>  Lizard cars cruise by; </li></ul><ul><li>  their radiators ...
<ul><li>Title: Personification in ‘City Jungle’ </li></ul><ul><li>The poet is describing the City as though it is a ______...
<ul><li>CITY JUNGLE : Rain splinters town. </li></ul><ul><li>  Lizard  cars cruise  by; </li></ul><ul><li>  their radiator...
Rain splinters town
Lizard cars cruise by
Their radiators grin
Thin headlights stare
Shop doorways keep their mouths shut
At the roadside hunched houses cough
Newspapers shuffle by
The gutter gargles
A motorbike snarls
Streetlights bare their yellow teeth
The motorway’s cat-black tongue lashes across the glistening black tarmac night
Personification <ul><li>Write your own personification poem  </li></ul><ul><li>(think of setting, each choose an object an...
<ul><li>What is Personification? </li></ul><ul><li>What have you learnt today about the poem ‘City Jungle’? </li></ul>
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  1. 1. <ul><li>Learning Objective : To understand and explore the use of personification in the poem ‘City Jungle’. </li></ul><ul><li>AIMS: </li></ul><ul><li>To understand the meaning of Personification </li></ul><ul><li>To read and discuss the ‘City Jungle’. </li></ul><ul><li>To write our own poems using personification. </li></ul>Starter : Read through the poem ‘City Jungle’ by Pie Corbett and underline any words or phrases that stand out to you.
  2. 2. What is personification? <ul><li>Personification : when things or objects are referred to as if they are human. </li></ul><ul><li>Things that are personified are described as though they have senses, moving actions and feelings like humans and animals . </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. The paper was dancing through the air. </li></ul><ul><li> The stones were skipping along the pavement. </li></ul><ul><li> The wind whispered . </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>CITY JUNGLE : Rain splinters town. </li></ul><ul><li> Lizard cars cruise by; </li></ul><ul><li> their radiators grin. </li></ul><ul><li>Thin headlights stare </li></ul><ul><li>shop doorways keep </li></ul><ul><li>their mouths shut. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>At the roadside </li></ul><ul><li>hunched houses cough. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Newspapers shuffle by, </li></ul><ul><li>hands in their pockets. </li></ul><ul><li>The gutter gargles. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>A motorbike snarls; </li></ul><ul><li>Dustbins flinch. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Streetlights bare </li></ul><ul><li>their yellow teeth. </li></ul><ul><li> The motorway’s </li></ul><ul><li>Cat black tongue lashes </li></ul><ul><li>across the glistening tarmac of the night . </li></ul><ul><li>By Pie Corbett </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Title: Personification in ‘City Jungle’ </li></ul><ul><li>The poet is describing the City as though it is a ___________ </li></ul><ul><li>2.How does the poet describe : - </li></ul><ul><li>A motorbike </li></ul><ul><li>The streetlights </li></ul><ul><li>3. Write down one example of alliteration from the poem? </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>CITY JUNGLE : Rain splinters town. </li></ul><ul><li> Lizard cars cruise by; </li></ul><ul><li> their radiators grin. </li></ul><ul><li>  Thin headlights stare </li></ul><ul><li>shop doorways keep </li></ul><ul><li>their mouths shut. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>At the roadside </li></ul><ul><li>hunched houses cough. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Newspapers shuffle by, </li></ul><ul><li>hands in their pockets. </li></ul><ul><li>The gutter gargles . </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>A motorbike snarls; </li></ul><ul><li>Dustbins flinch. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Streetlights bare </li></ul><ul><li>their yellow teeth. </li></ul><ul><li>The motorway’s </li></ul><ul><li>Cat black tongue lashes </li></ul><ul><li>across the glistening tarmac of the night. </li></ul><ul><li>By Pie Corbett </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  6. 6. Rain splinters town
  7. 7. Lizard cars cruise by
  8. 8. Their radiators grin
  9. 9. Thin headlights stare
  10. 10. Shop doorways keep their mouths shut
  11. 11. At the roadside hunched houses cough
  12. 12. Newspapers shuffle by
  13. 13. The gutter gargles
  14. 14. A motorbike snarls
  15. 15. Streetlights bare their yellow teeth
  16. 16. The motorway’s cat-black tongue lashes across the glistening black tarmac night
  17. 17. Personification <ul><li>Write your own personification poem </li></ul><ul><li>(think of setting, each choose an object and personify it and then put the sentences together to make a poem) </li></ul><ul><li>Sounds: screamed, screeched, whispered, yelled, </li></ul><ul><li>Movement: ran, danced, skipped , </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>What is Personification? </li></ul><ul><li>What have you learnt today about the poem ‘City Jungle’? </li></ul>

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