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Literary Terms

Literary Terms Presentation Project for English 2 - Botello
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Grant Han

on 11 March 2015

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Personification
Definition: n. - attribution of personal qualities; especially: representation of a thing or abstraction as a person or by the human form

(Merriam-Webster)
Portrayals of Personification
Finding Nemo

Personification Quiz
Examples
Jargon
Definition: n. - a strange, outlandish, or barbarous language or dialect

(Merriam-Webster)
Quiz
Which of these is the correct definition for Jargon?
Literary Terms
English 2 - Botello P3
Daniel Cruz, Grant Han, Steven Kuo, Jacob Romero, Justin Trieu, Perry Xie
(Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios)
Toy Story 3
(Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
Identify the use of personification in the following passage.
"At about ten o'clock in the morning the sun threw a bright dust-laden bar through one of the side windows, and in and out of the beam flies shot like rushing stars. The wooden latch raised. The door opened and a tall, stoop-shouldered old man came in. He was dressed in blue jeans and he carried a big push-broom in his left hand. Behind him came George, and behind George, Lennie." (Steinbeck 93)

(Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck)



Alliteration

Farce
Definition: n. - correspondence of sound between words or the endings of words, especially when these are used at the ends of lines of poetry.

(Oxford Dictionaries)
Definition: n. - The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words
Video: Songs
"I'm a spiritual lyrical miracle individual" x3
Anyone can do a rhyme
You just gotta put in the time
It's not a very hard climb
If it is, then goodbye.
Rhyme is in most song lyrics.
QUIZ TIME
Which of these choices are examples of rhyme?
a. Roses are red,
Violets are blue,
I suck at rhyming,
I like your face.
b. I pledge allegiance
To the flag
Of the United States of America

Irony
c. He hit the sick brick with lint becoming a sin with a hint of mint in his lawnmower.
Awesome Alliterations
by Harry Potter
n. - the use of words to express something other than and especially the opposite of the literal meaning
(Merriam-Webster)
Example of Irony
Example of Farce
A. exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken

B. Involving the comparison one thing
with another thing of a different kind

C. A strange, outlandish or barbarous language or dialect
1. Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers;
A peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked;
If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers,
Where's the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked?


2. Can you can a can as a canner can can a can?
Try it out!
by Twilight Sparkles
3. Caesar salad is a supreme selection.
Examples: Kit Kat, beautiful bunnies, courageous curry
Examples:
Farce
Rhyme
Definition: n. - a comic dramatic work using buffoonery and horseplay and typically including crude characterization and ludicrously improbable situations

(Oxford Dictionaries)

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