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LANGUAGE DEVICES

In class we talked about colorful language, given the items that we discussed in class, look for examples of the following is speeches.

1.

Find a speech that uses antithesis

Chart the antithesis—Follow the example in class

2.

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

3.

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:

1.

Define the language device- OK to use definitions from teacher, if use other sources, you must cite the source.

2.

Find and example of the language device in a speech

3.

Give the  full information from  where you found the speech

4.

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!)

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