READ 142 Spring 2010 1. Next week’s work Databases Go over last week’s work Practice Individual Paper Figurative Language & Other Stylistic Effects Planning

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READ 142 Spring 2010 1 Slide 2 Next weeks work Databases Go over last weeks work Practice Individual Paper Figurative Language & Other Stylistic Effects Planning time 2 Slide 3 Number off from 1-6. Push your desks together. 3 Slide 4 Take out your individual paper instructions: Group 1: Conclusion and Reasons Group 2: Argument Structure Group 3: Ambiguous or Prejudicial Words Group 4: Fallacies Group 5: Hidden Assumptions Group 6 & 7: Missing or Contradictory Information 4 Slide 5 At the top of your chart paper, write down your assigned section. Write bullet points and phrases Dont write in complete sentences. Remember: For your paper, the paragraphs should be fully developed. Choose one person to share your answers and put them on the board. 5 Slide 6 6 Slide 7 an overt comparison between two unlike things as though they were similar -- usually with the words "like," "as, as though, as if, and sometimes seem. The farmers eyes looked like leather, revealing years of toil in the sun. Life is like a box of chocolates. 7 Slide 8 a direct comparison in which a particular quality or characteristic of one thing (the figurative) is transferred to another (the literal) The farmers leathery, lined face revealed years of toil in the sun. America is a large, friendly dog in a very small room. Every time it wags its tail, it knocks over a chair. 8 Slide 9 the application of human attributes or abilities to nonhuman entities Art is a jealous mistress. My computer hates me. " Even the dirt kept breathing a small breath." Root Cellar by Theodore Roethke 9 Slide 10 Turn to page 203 in your textbook. As a group, do the following for questions 1-5: identify whether it is a simile, metaphor, or personification and explain its meaning. I will call on someone to provide an answer for each question. 10 Slide 11 11 Slide 12 An allusion is a reference, within a literary work, to another work of fiction, a film, a piece of art, or even a real event. That was her 15 minutes of fame. Five score years ago... That was his Achilles heel. 12 Slide 13 Toy Story 13 Slide 14 A statement which lessens or minimizes the importance of what is meant. You are in a desert where the temperature was 125 degrees, and you said, "It's a little warm today. Monty Python Holy Grail: Black Knight Scene 14 Slide 15 A figure of speech in which an overstatement or exaggeration occurs. It is going to take a b'zillion years to get through Medical School. I ate the whole cow. He's 900 years old. 15 Slide 16 "My senior year, I received a telephone call from a gentleman by the name of Mr. Gil Brandt of the Dallas Cowboys. And he stated that the Cowboys was interested in drafting me, and I couldn't ignore it. I decided to attend the Cowboys training camp. That year, 1967, the Dallas Cowboys had 137 rookies in training camp. Gil Brandt was signing everybody that could walk. Only five made the team that year, and I was one of the five."-- Larry Rayfield Wright, Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction Address 16 Slide 17 Directions: Read Batting Clean-Up and Striking Out. Identify these techniques in your groups: Simile Hyperbole Allusion 17 Slide 18 Whats the metaphor found in the last sentence? How would you describe the tone of this article? How does he achieve this tone? What larger does this author address? 18