Literary Terms Review PowerPoint Presentation

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Denotation vs. Connotation. Denotation. is the strict, dictionary definition of a word. Connotation. is the emotional or imaginative association surrounding a word. Denotation. Slim (. adj. ): of a person or their build; thin; . ID: 404346

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Literary Terms Review

Slide2

Denotation vs. Connotation

Denotation

is the strict, dictionary definition of a word

Connotation

is the emotional or imaginative association surrounding a word

Slide3

Denotation

Slim (

adj

): of a person or their build; thin;

slenderly

built

Connotation

Thin, slim, lanky, skinny, gaunt,

slender

Rank in order from positive to negative

Slide4

Which have positive or negative connotations?

drug

addict, druggie

, drug fiend, substance

abuser

Unattractive, plain, dull, ugly

Handicapped, crippled, disabled, differently abled

Slide5

Alliteration, assonance, consonance

Alliteration

: sounds repeat at the beginning of two or more words

Assonance

: vowel sounds followed by consonant sounds repeat in two or more words

Consonance

: consonant sounds repeat at the end of two or more words

Slide6

Alliteration

The

p

arched

p

avement

p

eeled in the hot summer sun

.

The

s

un

s

izzled

s

oftly in the afternoon

.

The

d

am ran

d

ry

d

uring the

d

rought.

The

w

aves

w

ashed

w

istfully against the shores.

Slide7

Assonance

A m

a

d b

a

t circled the room

.

The tr

oo

p tried t

o

sal

u

te without his b

oo

t

.

I

kept my

eye

on the pr

i

ze.

After the show, the actor took a b

ow

for the cr

ow

d.

Slide8

Consonance

And all is sear

ed

with

tra

de

;

blear

ed

smear

ed

with toil;

And wear

s

man

’s

smudge and share

s

man’

s

smell: the soil

(Gerard Manley Hopkins, “God’s Grandeur”

)

The

bla

ck

ba

t

sa

t

on the ba

ck

porch

Slide9

Metaphor and Extended Metaphor

A metaphor is a line that compares two things that are not alike without using cue words (like or as).

An extended metaphor

extends

over several lines.

Slide10

Metaphor

All the world’s a stage.

Extended Metaphor

All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven

ages

.

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