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Journal Topic. Write about a time when you were accused of doing something, what were you accused of and why? If this has never happened to you, write about a time when you accused someone of doing something to you but later learned that they were innocent. How did you feel?.

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journal topic

Journal Topic

Write about a time when you were accused of doing something, what were you accused of and why?

If this has never happened to you, write about a time when you accused someone of doing something to you but later learned that they were innocent. How did you feel?

Were you ever accused of something you didn't do? 

figurative language
Figurative Language
  • Figurative Language with Will Ferrell
notes
Notes
  • Write the term and the definition in your notes
  • You will create your own examples after viewing mine
  • Leave a space to find an example from the text for each term
example
Example
  • Term- definition (copy the definition, but do not worry if you do not have it written down word for word)
  • EX- This is an example that you create based upon your understanding (we will share 2 to see if they are correct-make corrections on your own)
  • EX:Pg.- Leave 2-3 open lines. You will go back and add this information later.
simile
Simile
  • Simile-a comparison of two or more things/ideas using the words like or as
my example
MY EXAMPLE
  • EX: “Your love is like a rollercoaster” -Ohio Players
metaphor
Metaphor
  • Metaphor-A comparison made between things which are essentially not alike. It is similar to a simile, but does not use like or as
my example1
MY Example
  • EX: “ 'Cause it's a bittersweet symphony, this life” –The Verve
my example2
MY Example
  • “Dust in the wind, all we are is dust in the wind”-Kansas
personification
Personification
  • Personification-When something that is not human is given human-like qualities
my example3
MY Example
  • “I look at the floor and I see it need sweeping Still my guitar gently weeps” –The Beatles
my example4
MY Example
  • “Sweet days of summer, the jasmine's in bloom July is dressed up and playing her tune” -Seals & Crofts
hyperbole
Hyperbole
  • Hyperbole-Exaggerating, often in a humorous way, to make a particular point.
my example5
MY Example
  • "You shake my nerves and you rattle my brains"-Jerry Lee Lewis
my example6
MY Example
  • “You see I met a devil named Buena, Buena”- Morphine
onomatopoeia
Onomatopoeia
  • Onomatopoeia-Naming an action by imitating the sound associated with it.
my example7
MY Example
  • “Splish splash I was takin' a bath.” –Bobby Darin
my example8
MY Example
  • “Ring, ring, ring goes the telephone. The light’s are on but there’s no one home.” -Madonna
idiom
Idiom
  • Idiom-A common figure of speech whose meaning is different from the literal meaning of its words.
my example9
MY Example
  • “I'm old school and you're so new”-Lady Gaga
my example10
MY Example
  • “He's a wolf in disguise” -Lady Gaga
symbol
Symbol
  • Symbol-A person, place, or object that has a concrete meaning in itself and also stands for something beyond itself, such as an idea or feeling
example1
Example
  • American flag is a symbol of patriotism and a love for one’s country.
example2
Example
  • “Bye, bye Miss American Piedrove my Chevy to the levee but the levee was dry” –Don McLean
alliteration
Alliteration
  • Alliteration-the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words.
example3
Example
  • “Prune Pits, Peach Pits, Orange Peel

Sarah Cynthia Silvia Stout, wouldn’t take the garbage out”

–Shell Silverstein

imagery
Imagery
  • Imagery-descriptive words and phrases that re-create sensory experiences for the reader. Imagery usually appeals to one or more of the five senses—sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch—to help the reader imagine exactly what is being described.
examples
Examples
  • Sight “Picture yourself in a boat on a river/With tangerine trees and marmalade skies.” –The Beatles
  • Hearing-The music coursed through us, shaking our bodies as if it came from within us.
examples1
Examples
  • Smell“A scent of ripeness from over a wall...smelling the sweetness in no theft.”-Robert Frost
  • Taste- “I say feed me./She serves me red prickly pear on a spiked cactus.” -Pat Mora
  • Touch– “I say tease me./She sprinkles raindrops in my face on a sunny day.” -Pat Mora
allusion
Allusion
  • Allusion: A brief, usually indirect reference to a person, place, or event--real or fictional (usually well-known).
examples2
Examples
  • "I was not born in a manger. I was actually born on Krypton and sent here by my father, Jor-el, to save the Planet Earth.“

-Barack Obama

repetition
Repetition
  • Repetition-a technique in which a sound, word, phrase, or line is repeated for emphasis or unity
examples3
Examples

You are not your body,

you are not your bones.

What’s essential about you

Is what can’t be owned.

—Marilyn Nelson, “Not My Bones”