Jigsaw Puzzle Poetic Devices

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This is a project designed by a seventh grade class on the poetic devices found in literature.

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Jigsaw Puzzle Poetic Devices

  1. 1. Personification Definitions <ul><li>Personification is the technique giving humans qualities to an object, animal, and idea. </li></ul>
  2. 2. Personification Examples <ul><li>The brook laughed merrily on his way down the mountain. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Personification Explanations <ul><li>Laughing is a human quality. </li></ul><ul><li>A brook can’t really laugh. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Personification Creative Example <ul><li>The trees danced as the wind went through them. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Personification Creative Example Explanation <ul><li>Shrieked is a human quality. </li></ul><ul><li>Trees can’t really shriek. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Simile Definitions <ul><li>A comparison of two unlike things using like or as </li></ul>
  7. 7. Simile Examples <ul><li>Rico’s face turned as white as snow </li></ul>
  8. 8. Simile Explanations <ul><li>The two things being compared are Rico’s face and snow </li></ul>
  9. 9. Simile Creative Example <ul><li>Omarion is as cute as Chris Brown </li></ul>
  10. 10. Simile Creative Example Explanation <ul><li>Omarion is being compared to Chris Brown </li></ul>
  11. 11. Hyperbole Definitions <ul><li>A hyperbole is an exaggeration on emphasis. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Hyperbole Examples <ul><li>She leaped as high as the clouds when she heard the good news. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Hyperbole Explanations <ul><li>That is a hyperbole because it is an exaggeration. It really means she jumped really high when she heard the good news </li></ul>
  14. 14. Hyperbole Creative Example <ul><li>The wind was so strong it blew us to Venus and back. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Hyperbole Creative Example Explanation <ul><li>This is a hyperbole because it is also an exaggeration. It really means the wind was really strong. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Idioms Definitions <ul><li>A word that means something else </li></ul>
  17. 17. Idioms Examples <ul><li>It is raining cats and dogs </li></ul>
  18. 18. Idioms Explanations <ul><li>It is raining hard </li></ul>
  19. 19. Idioms Creative Example <ul><li>I have to walk 1,000 miles to school </li></ul>
  20. 20. Idioms Creative Example Explanation <ul><li>I have to walk very far to get to school </li></ul>

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