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Disney FigurativeLanguage

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Carmen Rivera-Archie

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Transcript of Disney FigurativeLanguage

Figurative Language
Disney style

the exact opposite of what you expect to happen, happens
reference to a well-known person, place, thing, or event
giving human qualities to non-living objects
This is an example of situational irony because when he pulls out his sword you think he is going to hurt her, but then he starts singing
This is an example of an allusion, because the entire movie is based off of Romeo and Juliet
This is an example of personification, because Pocahontas says, "have you heard the wolf cry, asked the grinning bobcat, or sang with the voices of the mountains"
a play on words
a comparison using like or as
~This is an example of a simile because the mirror said, "lips red as a rose, hair black as ebony, and skin white as snow."
Situational Irony
This is an example of a pun because Simba asks, "What's a motto?". And Timon says, " Nothing what's the motto with you?!"
Figure of Speech
This is an example of a hyperbole because she says, "A hundred thousand things to see!"
This is an example of a figure of speech because he says,"We have no troubles life is the bubbles!" Life is not actually bubbles.
an extreme exaggeration
A comparison, not using like or as
Works Cited
This is an example of a metaphor because Cinderella says, " I'm a mermaid dancing on the sea."
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4. Franco, Juan Pablo. "Pocahontas - Colors of the Wind (Disney Song) 720p HD With Lyrics." YouTube. YouTube, 03 Jan. 2011. Web. 03 Oct. 2012. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HvvZ1TEQRB8>.

5. TheBrandyFan. "Brandy - In My Own Little Corner Music Video." YouTube. YouTube, 05 July 2009. Web. 03 Oct. 2012. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6edvrHiGgt0>.
6. Pyrolonewolf. "Hakuna Matata(English)." YouTube. YouTube, 21 Dec. 2006. Web. 03 Oct. 2012. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejEVczA8PLU>.
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The use of specific objects or images to represent abstract ideas.
In the movie "Pocahontas" the wind is very symbolic. It represents the spirit of Pocahontas, but most importantly, of her deceased mother. The wind is also a symbol of peace and coexistence.
An expression that is not to be taken literally
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