Irony is a forceful use of the verb at the start of sentence or phrase
What is a metaphor?
Human characteristic given to a non-human object. Inanimate objects take on a life.
Comparison of 2 objects where one becomes another – adds further layers of meaning about object being compared.
Composition which ridicules in a scornful & humorous way.
A parody is a conscious imitation for a satiric purpose.
What is repetition?
How a composer conveys meaning through textual features.
Short, simple sentences or truncated sentences create tension, haste or urgency; compound or complex sentences are slower, often feature in formal texts.
Of words or syntax (order of words) for emphasis or persuasion.
Emotive language is an over-used, common expression
What is theme?
Message or moral of a story – makes us ponder bigger issues in life.
Present, past, future (events are predicted).
Emotive, forceful, factual, descriptive, blunt, graphic, disturbing, informative etc. E.g. use of forceful verbs ‘insist’ & ‘demand’ can be very persuasive.
Juxtaposition is Layering images/scenes to have a dramatic impact.
Humor can be described as...
What is not said; whose voice isn’t heard and whose voice dominates?
Incongruity, parody, satire, exaggeration, irony, puns etc. used to lighten the overall tone.
Slang, colloquial, informal or formal.
A metaphor is a comparison of 2 objects where one becomes another.
e.g. He drowned in a sea of grief.
Select the parodies.