Y10 – 17/03/17

Due: 22/03/17  (Issued: 17/03/17)

Time: Roughly 25 minutes

Title: Connotations

1. Group the words and phrases below according to whether they are examples of alliteration, onomatopoeia, verbs, adverbs, noun phrases or repetition:

  • louder and louder
  • broken trees
  • buzzing
  • dull red clay
  • flop! flop!
  • suddenly
  • jagged little piece
  • crash
  • red flash
  • flare lights
  • hollow bang
  • flat on our faces
  • unlit suburb
  • hissing
  • burst
  • dazzled
  • bump
  • whizzed

2. Develop a spider diagram of connotations for at least five of the words and phrases above (in terms of the context of the extract), to include, but not restricted to identification of:

  • keywords
  • wordclasses
  • effect on reader
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