Imagery Mini Lesson: Focus on Connotations and Theme

Student will be able to identify the five types of imagery Students will be able to analyze why images are juxtaposed Students will be able to evaluate why the author used imagery to create a theme Imagery is language that appeals to our senses. These are the 5 types of images: Visual p sense of sight Olfactoryp sense of smell Tactilep sense of touch Gustatoryp sense of taste Auditoryp sense of hearing To score 6+ on literary analysis you must EXPLICITLY o ANALYZE THE CONNOTATIVE MEANING OF THOSE DEVICES  You are required to make an inference and come to a conclusion o Connect the writer·s selection of that image, symbol, word, metaphor to the larger, universal meaning of the work.

Denotation is: Example:

Connotation is: Example:

AUDITORY EXAMPLES. ´The rumbling « of load on load of apples coming in.µ ´The miniature thunder « the clatter of stone.µ ´The roar of trees, the crack of branches, beating on a box.µ YOUR EXAMPLE:

µ ´The walking boots that taste of Atlantic and Pacific salt.µ ´You grasp the bark by a rugged pleat.µ YOUR EXAMPLE: VISUAL EXAMPLE: ´Magnified apples appear and disappear « every fleck of russet showing clear.µ ´A haying machine passes over a bird nest without ¶tasting flesh.·µ YOUR EXAMPLE: GUSTATORY EXAMPLES: ´The blueberries as big as your thumb « with the flavor of soot.·µ YOUR EXAMPLE: JUXTAPOSITION: What is it? Literary Devices that can be juxtaposed? .µ ´The clouds were low and hairy « like locks blown forward in the gleam of eyes.µ ´The iced branches shed ¶crystal shells.µ ´The sticks of wood ¶sweet scented stuff·µ ´To a Young Wretch ² the boy takes the tree and heads home. and look up small from the forest·s feet.·µ YOUR EXAMPLE: TACTILE EXAMPLE: ´So love will take between the hands and face.OLFACTORY EXAMPLES: ´Musk from hidden grapevine springs.µ ´The bed linens might just as well be ice and clothes snow. ¶smelling green.

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