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My IOP Presentation On Malgudi Days

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Sean Khong

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Transcript of My IOP Presentation On Malgudi Days

Types Of Language Features
Similes
Metaphors
Personification
Irony
Paradox
Motif
Similes
Personification
W
hat is personification?
- Giving human traits to inanimate objects

Examples in The Axe:
"successive summers and monsoons
robbed
the paints on the doors, windows and woodwork of their brightness and original colour"
"Death
peeped
around the corner"

Were these personification effectively used?

What was the writer's purpose of using these personification?



Metaphors
What is a metaphor?
- Comparison of two objects WITHOUT the use of "as", "like" and "such as"

Example in The Axe:
"This
is
my child..."

Was this metaphor used effectively?

What was the writer's purpose of using this metaphor?
In Conclusion...
Story: The Axe

My IOP On Malgudi Days
Topic 3: Consider the language features in the short story and evaluate their effectiveness. What do you think is the writer’s purpose and why do you think so?

Sean Khong Jun Cheng 1.09 (19)

And so many more!
What is a simile?
- A comparison of two unrelated objects with the use of words "as", "like" and "such as".

Example in The Axe:
"the land stood
as
bare
as
a football field"

Was this simile effectively used?

What was the writer's purpose of using this simile?


Advantages of Language Features
Language features make the story more interesting and captivating to read
Language features help readers to better understand what is going on by allowing them to picture each scene in their mind
Thank you for your kind attention!

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