In class we talked about colorful language, given the items that we discussed in class, look for examples of the following is speeches.
Find a speech that uses antithesis
Chart the antithesis—Follow the example in class
Find a speech that uses one big metaphor throughout the whole speech Highlight the metaphor as it occurs throughout the speech. It needs at least 5 references to the theme to count
Find a speech that uses a metaphor in the speech
Be specific, what is being compared
4. Find a speech that uses parallel construction
5. Find a speech that uses an alliteration
6. Find a speech that uses personification
Be specific what is the inanimate object, how is it give lifelike qualities?
Do the following for each of the colorful language items:
Define the language device- OK to use definitions from teacher, if use other sources, you must cite the source.
Find and example of the language device in a speech
Give the full information from where you found the speech
Provide an explanation of why the sample fits the language device
(BE SURE TO PUT THE TEST IN A SKINNY FOLDER—No 3 ring binders please!)