Mr Thomas — Lynden Christian High School English
As we study visual appeals, you will need to know a couple important literary terms:
- Irony – Situation doesn’t match tone (a mechanic’s car doesn’t work)
- Satire – Cultural hyperbole/litotes to expose inconsitencies (a mechanic pushes his car to work)
- Parody – Mimicking style or techniques of a genre (a guy runs his insurance agency like an auto shop)
- Inflation – Real life situation blown out of proportion (mechanic fights with guys in shop over who won’t fix his car)
Look at the picture above.
Complete Device 30 Section (Anaphora/Epistrophe/Symbloce) – – underline the portion in your paragraph that uses the device.
Write a response to the two prompts below.
— In the first, use first-person invective (name calling rant) incorporating Anaphora .
— In the second, use a third-person inflation incorporating Epistrophe
- Finish the following statement: “They never take us seriously . . .” (perspective of the OWS crowd)
- Finish the following statement: “What a bunch of hypocrites . . .” (perspective of cameraman)