10H: 11/10/15

Metaphor Scavenger Hunt

Today we are going to work in groups to complete a metaphor scavenger hunt.

Each group must complete the following tasks:

  • Define a metaphor
  • Identify one metaphor from any part of Catcher & discuss the function of the metaphor
  • Identify two metaphors used in two separate songs you like & discuss the function of the metaphor
  • Identify one metaphor in a movie or a tv show & discuss the function of the
  • For each metaphor you identify, you must write your ideas in the following formula:
    • In the The Catcher in the Rye, ___________ is a metaphor for ____________. The function of this metaphor is …
    • In (give the name of the song & the artist), ___________ is a metaphor for ____________. The function of this metaphor is …
    • In (give the name of the movie or show), __________ is a metaphor for _________. The function of this metaphor is …

HW:

  • Essays due through Turnitin.com tonight at 11:59 pm