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The Pun. What is a Pun?. A play on words Having fun with English’s crazy words: Homophones – words that sound alike but mean different things. Variations – playing on pronunciation or dialect. Examples…. Bear….bare Soul…..sole Dear….deer….hart….heart. Why is the Pun Important?.

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    1. The Pun

    2. What is a Pun? • A play on words • Having fun with English’s crazy words: • Homophones – words that sound alike but mean different things. • Variations – playing on pronunciation or dialect

    3. Examples….. • Bear….bare • Soul…..sole • Dear….deer….hart….heart

    4. Why is the Pun Important? • Writers will use these (like allusions) to connect with the reader. • Understanding the puns will help you get to the author’s THEME • The author’s comment on the human experience.

    5. How Do I Detect a Pun? • Commit to read actively • Apply background knowledge • Apply background knowledge in VOCABULARY

    6. Other Clues • Certain genres are more likely to have puns in them…. • Comedies • Certain authors are more likely to use puns • Shakespeare • “Weird” Al • Comedians

    7. Let’s Explore! • “Weird” Al Yankovich • “Gotta Boogie” Gottaboogie. Gottaboogie. I gotta boogie! (Gotta boogie) Gottaboogie on my finger, And I can't shake it off! And the pun is….

    8. Barenaked Ladies • “7 8 9” • What are the puns in this song? Oh the cat'll have to live with 8 lives now And the Chinese will be out of luck And the vampires will have to think of some other method Cause without their K-9's, how will they suck?

    9. Barenaked…Again • And here? • “Raisins” The Parthenon's in Greece Or was it in Grease 2 I can't keep my movies straight When I make mistakes I use a lot of salt Cause salt makes m'steaks taste great

    10. Disney Classics • “Pizza Pie Song” • There are a few in here. What are they?

    11. The Yellow Star

    12. Airplane! • There are…a few…in here. • What do you see and hear?

    13. Abbott and Costello • “Who’s on First” sketch • Look at the word “who’s” • What possible puns could come from that word? • How is who’s different from whose?