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Copy of Figurative Language in Disney songs

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Figurative Language in Disney Songs
A comparison using like or as (or synonyms for like or as)
A comparison stating that one thing is another
A word representing a sound
Repeating phrases or words
Comparing relationships between one thing and another
An exaggerated word or phrase
A group of words that sound the same
or have the same beginning letter
. . . And at last I see the light, and its like
the sky is new . . .
Compares love to a new sky
A dream is a wish your heart makes . . .
Comparing a dream to a wish
Sha la la la la la don't be scared . . .
The word la is representing the sound you make when you sing
You can fly! You can fly! You can fly!
Repeating the phrase you can fly over and over
This guys got 'em scared to death
You can't really scare someone to death
. . . Shining, shimmering, splendid . . .
All of these words have a kind of rhyming pattern
This scene won't play I wont say I'm in love
Comparing an unplayable scene to her feelings
Giving inanimate objects human characteristics
When the cold winds are calling, and the sky is clear and bright, misty mountains sing and beckon . . .
Wind can't really call and mountains can't beckon or sing
The Ballad
The Little Mermaid
Zero to Hero
Toy Story
The Little Mermaid
Peter Pan
Beauty and The Beast
Rhetorical Question
is a figure of speech in the form of a question that is asked in order to make a point, rather than to elicit an answer.
Look at this stuff, isn't it neat? Wouldn't you think my collections complete?
Question asked that is asked for effect and not usually designed for an answer
In writing or speech, the deliberate repetition of the first part of the sentence in order to achieve an artistic effect is known as Anaphora.

Beauty and The Beast
"You must be Bold, Daring" (repeated)
Ever just the same,
Ever a surprise
Ever as before
Ever just as sure
as the sun will rise
tale as old as time

"My life has been a series of doors in my face"
"Love is an open door"
Comparison between two un-likely things
the highest/most intense point in the development or resolution of a story/song
Antithesis, literally means "the opposite," It is a rhetorical device in which two opposite ideas are put together in a sentence to achieve a contrasting effect.
Speech is silver, but silence is gold.
Patience is bitter, but it has a sweet fruit.
Money is the root of all evils: poverty is the fruit of all goodness.
You are easy on the eyes, but hard on the heart.
Giving details in order of importance
when the singer is describing the way of the road and the warm bed this is IMAGERY
Rhetorical Questions?
Punch, Pizzaz, Yahoo
The Lion King
the formation of a word, as cuckoo, meow, honk, or boom, by imitation of a sound made by or associated with its referent.
a similarity between like features of two things, on which a comparison may be based: the analogy between the heart and a pump. similarity or comparability: I see no analogy between your problem and mine.

A dilemma is a problem offering two possibilities, neither of which is practically acceptable. One in this position has been traditionally described as "being on the horns of a dilemma", neither horn being comfortable
Pocahontas faces two options, it is a dilemma of a situation because neither options seem right or safe.
The Sound of Music: My Favourite Things"
Merry Poppins: "Chim Chimny"
The Sound of Music: "So Long, Farewell
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: "Truly Scrumptious"
"Chitty Chitty Bang Bang"
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