Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

They Poured Fire On Us From The Sky

IOP Presentation
by

Marzana Chowdhury

on 11 June 2013

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of They Poured Fire On Us From The Sky

Benson Deng, Alephonsion Deng, and Benjamin Deng
They Poured fire on us From the Sky
"Smoke billowed out from our village and hung over it like a cloud. The roofs of the huts shot up in flames like torches" (Deng et al. 108).
quote 3 by Alepho
"The women of Biong came out of their houses and watched us like outcasts or intruders in their village who would lead the enemy to them" (Deng et al. 61).
Quote 1 By Benson
"The sun was setting when the men came by carrying guns. I was taking care of goats outside our field of maize when people of different colors -- brown and white, not all black like us -- stared at me like cobras looking at mice" (Deng et al. 63).
Quote 2 by Benjamin
In the biography, "They Poured Fire On Us From The Sky" Benson Deng, Alephonsion Deng, and Benjamin Ajak use similes to create visual imagery as well as to build characterization to portray the memories that they experienced on their journey to find a safe place to call home.
Conclusion
IOP Presentation by Marzana Chowdhury
Thesis
I will examine Benson Deng's, Alephonsion Deng's, and Benjamon Ajak's use of similes in my presentation to show how they build up characterization as well as visual imagery as the boys live their lives as refugees on a journey to find peace and safety.
Quote 4 by Alepho
"Family became so important to me. Without it I was like a tree alone in a desert" (Deng et al. 111).
quote 5 by Benson
"Thousands of people flowed into the river and disappeared like water poured into the sand of Sahara" (Deng et al. 139).
quote 6 by Benjamin
"My time in jail came back to me like a nightmare in the day. Beaten every morning. Sitting all day in the sun. Every evening a beating again" (Deng et al. 259).
Full transcript