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Personification  & Alliteration . Personification . Personification is when an author gives an idea, object, or animal qualities or traits of a person. Examples. smiling moon CD player sang a tune car ran Oreo: Milk’s favorite cookie My computer hates me. The camera loves me.

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Personification alliteration

Personification &Alliteration 


Personification

Personification 

Personification is when an author gives an idea, object, or animal qualities or traits of a person.


Examples

Examples

  • smiling moon

  • CD player sang a tune

  • car ran

  • Oreo: Milk’s favorite cookie

  • My computer hates me.

  • The camera loves me.

  • Opportunity knocked on the door.

  • The sun greeted me this morning.

  • Snow had wrapped a white blanket over the city.

  • Time never waits for anyone.

  • Trees were dancing with the wind.

  • The TV sprang to life.


Tutorial

Tutorial

  • (Personification and Learning Styles)

  • http://leadingfamilies.com/learning/writing/flash/pipe.swf


Alliteration

Alliteration 

Alliteration is the repetition of usually initial consonant sounds in two or more neighboring words or syllables. When writers want to emphasize certain words, they may use alliteration.


Tutorial1

Tutorial

  • Alliteration & Theodore Roethke – Setting Goals http://leadingfamilies.com/learning/writing/flash/awesome.swf


Examples1

Examples

  • down in the dumps

  • do or die

  • right as rain

  • sink or swim

  • pay the price

  • Coca-Cola

  • back to the basics

  • green as grass

  • live the life


Personification alliteration

Directions

For each of the following slides decide whether each sentence contains a simile, a metaphor, alliteration, or personification.

If simile or metaphor, what is being compared?

If personification what object is being personified?


Personification alliteration

page 72 The other bodies in the room were little more than bags of flesh and bones, dumped across broken chairs and couches.


Personification alliteration

page 72 The other bodies in the room were little more than bags of flesh and bones, dumped across broken chairs and couches.

metaphor


Personification alliteration

Camp Green Lake once danced in the heart of Texas.


Personification alliteration

Camp Green Lake once danced in the heart of Texas.

personification


Personification alliteration

Trout's feet smelled like dead fish.


Personification alliteration

Trout's feet smelled like dead fish.

simile


Personification alliteration

The dark and dreary days were depressing.


Personification alliteration

The dark and dreary days were depressing.

alliteration


Personification alliteration

Elya fought his way to America after forgetting to fulfill a promise.


Personification alliteration

Elya fought his way to America after forgetting to fulfill a promise.

alliteration


Personification alliteration

Mr. Yelnats thought old smelly sneakers were his ticket to success.


Personification alliteration

Mr. Yelnats thought old smelly sneakers were his ticket to success.

metaphor


Personification alliteration

The rain stopped, and the lake said good bye.


Personification alliteration

The rain stopped, and the lake said good bye.

personification


Personification alliteration

The trees beckoned the campers to its shade.


Personification alliteration

The trees beckoned the campers to its shade.

personification


Personification alliteration

Clyde Livingston's shoes were as smelly as blue cheese.


Personification alliteration

Clyde Livingston's shoes were as smelly as blue cheese.

simile


Personification alliteration

Katherine kept cold memories in her heart.


Personification alliteration

Katherine kept cold memories in her heart.

alliteration


Personification alliteration

The hundred year curse was dynamite to Stanley's family.


Personification alliteration

The hundred year curse was dynamite to Stanley's family.

metaphor


Personification alliteration

Stanley seldom seemed satisfied.


Personification alliteration

Stanley seldom seemed satisfied.

alliteration


Personification alliteration

The wind sang its sad tune.


Personification alliteration

The wind sang its sad tune.

personification


Personification alliteration

Derrick Dunne did dirty deeds.


Personification alliteration

Derrick Dunne did dirty deeds.

alliteration


Personification alliteration

Magnet claimed, "My fingers are like little magnets."


Personification alliteration

Magnet claimed, "My fingers are like little magnets.“

simile


Personification alliteration

Sam ran like the devil with Charles Walker chasing after him.


Personification alliteration

Sam ran like the devil with Charles Walker chasing after him.

simile


Personification alliteration

The cameras were windows for the Warden to see into the boys' lives.


Personification alliteration

The cameras were windows for the Warden to see into the boys' lives.

metaphor


Personification alliteration

The nail polish with rattlesnake venom was as lethal as nuclear waste.


Personification alliteration

The nail polish with rattlesnake venom was as lethal as nuclear waste.

simile


Personification alliteration

The onions were miracle drugs.


Personification alliteration

The onions were miracle drugs.

metaphor


Personification alliteration

The camp sang when Stanley and Zero were set free.


Personification alliteration

The camp sang when Stanley and Zero were set free.

personification


Practice

Practice

Go to page 37 in your student packet for Holes.

When you finish return here for additional practice.


Personification alliteration

Listen to “I am a Rock” by Paul Simon. Highlight personification in blue, metaphors in red, and alliterations in green.


Personification blue metaphors red and alliterations green

personification blue, metaphors red, and alliterations green


Listen to paul simon s at the zoo which figurative language technique does he use

Listen to Paul Simon’s “At the Zoo” Which figurative language technique does he use?


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