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Figurative Languages of The Giver

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Lauren Maciag

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Transcript of Figurative Languages of The Giver

The Giver Example- "The plan
seemed startlingly simple
."
Definition:
Repetition of initial consonant sounds.
Alliteration
Assonance
Definition:
The repetition of vowel sounds.

Hyperbole
Definition:
An extreme exaggeration.
Allusion

Definition:
Reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary work, or work of art.
By: Lindsay L'Amoreaux & Lauren Maciag
Figurative Languages of
The Giver

Imagery

Definition:
The use of figurative language to represent objects, actions, and ideas in such a way that it appeals to our physical senses.
Definition:
Figure of speech in which something is described as though it were something else. No "like" or "as".
Definition:
Words that sound how they do.
Onomatopoeia
Definition:
Figure of speech that combines opposing or contradictory ideas.
Oxymoron
Definition:
Giving non-living things/objects, human characteristics.
Personification
Definition:
The use, more than once, of any element of language - a sound, word, phrase, clause, or sentence.
Page 73: "...not ready to lie, not ready to tell the truth..."
Metaphor
Repetition for Effect
Definition:
Figure of speech that uses "like" or "as" to compare two unlike ideas.

Simile
Page 133: "Blam!", "Pow!", "Pssheeew!"
The Giver Example- Jonas says, "I'm starving." When he is just hungry.
Page 81: "He could see a bright , whirling torrent of crystals in the air around him , and he could see them gather on the backs of his hands , like cold fur."
The Giver Example- The name Jonas is a variation of Jonah from the bible. Gabriel, in the bible, was an angel.
Page 118: "He was in a confused, noisy, foul-swelling place."
The Giver Example- "Jonas had become a rock. He could not move, but yet he knew his existence."
The Giver Example- The Giver is like an anti-personification. The birth mothers are like "birthing machines".
Page 67: "We never saw her again."
Page 64: "Jonas, Jonas, Jonas!"
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