Due: 09/05 (Set: 04/05)
Title: Write up & Nouns 2 Revision
Review your bullet points from the lesson and write them up as a single paragraph, choosing which bullet points are correct and relevant to your idea.
- Analyse – Identify, Define, Writer, Reader
The writer uses language to show that the sea is acting purposefully and evilly especially when it is described as “playing… the cruel game”.
The writer uses language to show that the sea has no mercy and is controlling the boy.
The writer uses the adjective “cruel” to suggest that the sea is malevolent
because the “game” played by the sea reveals it has a poor or twisted sense of humour in its treatment of Seth.
The writer uses the verb “playing” to show that the sea thinks it is funny to see Seth struggling
The writer personifies the sea as horrible because the sea’s cruel game is going to ultimately kill Seth.
The writer personifies the sea as a twisted, evil individual.
“playing” is a verb
“cruel” is an adjective
“game” is a common noun
This is personification
The reader imagines a boy playing destructively with his toys.
To make the reader feel sorry for Seth because he is used in the game.
The reader imagines Seth’s pain and horror in response to the sea’s great and awful enjoyment
The reader imagines the sea enjoying hurting and tormenting Seth.
The reader feels sorry for Seth as the sea is cruelly controlling him
The adjective “cruel” makes the reader feel pity for the boy, also the verb “playing” has the reader imagining a boy playing destructively with his toys.
Nouns 2 – Revision
1.Define the following wordclasses:
a)Collective Noun – a group of people, places or things (followed by a plural noun)
b)Noun Phrase – one or more words functioning as the subject or object of a sentence.
2.Identify the noun types in these sentences:
Proper Noun Common Noun
Abstract Noun [Collective Noun]
The goat’s afternoon was ruined when a [flock] of birds swooped down and snatched the piece of bread from Miss Emily’s hand. She revealed her bravery when she swung her Bible at them in defence.
3.Identify the noun phrases in the above sentences:
a)The goat’s afternoon
b)a flock of birds
c)the piece of bread from Miss Emily’s hand.
f)her Bible at them in defence.