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Literary Techniques

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Sandra Labuschagne

on 4 August 2014

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Transcript of Literary Techniques

Literary Techniques / Devices
Analogies in a Rap Song...
What are analogies?
Lesson Objectives
Students will show that they know what analogies are, by creating their own rap song, using analogous sentences. They will also find other literary devices, such as symbolism from the song “Gangsta’s Paradise.”
Literary Devices in the Creative Process
Literary Devices are techniques used in writing that produce a specific effect.
Most literary devices help the audience focus on particular words or phrases. It helps to get a point across.
They can be found in all types of texts, not just stories or poems.
Most people love to listen to music, and to help you understand literary devices and how they work, this project will focus on literary devices in a rap song.
Become a Rap Artist!
It is your chance to write a rap song.
Be creative, use analogies, symbolism, alliteration, and other forms of literary devices.
Make sure to have analogies in your song...that is our focus!
Have fun!!
Gangsta's Paradise
Common Core State Standards
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.4

Present information, findings, and supporting evidence clearly, concisely, and logically such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, substance, and style are appropriate to purpose, audience, and task.
Why a rap song?
Be creative...
Analogies = comparison, similarity, agreement.
Literary devices are powerful creative forces.
You will write your own rap song...Yes, You! Yes, Your Own Song!
Also look at the following Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.2
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.1 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.4
Examples of literary devices:
"As they croak I see myself in the pistol smoke"
"Me, be treated like a punk"
"...educated fool"
"Power and the money, money and the power"
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