Some Elements of Style: An Introduction to Figures of Speech
This program defines the important literary devices of simile, metaphor, paradox, symbolism, alliteration, assonance, and onomatopoeia. It also offers examples of special sentence types (parallel, periodic, inverted) from works by authors such as Crane, Fitzgerald, and Steinbeck. The DVD includes a printable teacher guide featuring activities, exercises, vocabulary words, and more. 23 minutes. Recommended for grades 5-12.