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

Symbolism

No description
by

Mr. Laffin

on 19 April 2015

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Symbolism

Symbolism
Adding meaning to literature
What is symbolism?
The use of symbols to express or represent ideas or qualities in literature.

Symbols can represent: feelings, emotions, characteristics, ideas, or qualities.
Why use symbols?
Try this!
Symbols add figurative meaning to literature beyond what is literally being described.
Literally
Figuratively
Red
Octagon
shape
figure
stop
danger
do not enter
(with a partner)
Try this!
(with a partner)
Try this!
(by yourself)
Try this!
(by yourself)
What is this symbol literally?
What does this symbol figuratively mean/represent?
What is this symbol literally?
What does this symbol figuratively mean/represent?
What is this symbol literally?
What does this symbol figuratively mean/represent?
shape, character, picture, object
Literal
Figurative
the completely true, real, and accurate meaning of something
not intended to be understood as exactly what they mean, but in the context they're used they mean something else.
Answers
Literally:
circle with a line through it

Figuratively:
stop, no, don't
Answers
Literally:
bird with an arrow in its beak inside a circle

Figuratively:
the mockingjay = resistance, power, standing up against authority, fighting for what's right
Answers
Literally:
a red heart

Figuratively:
love, family love, romantic love
Answers
Literally:
a circle with three lines in it

Figuratively:
peace
What is this symbol literally?
What does this symbol figuratively mean/represent?
Full transcript