Capote's Similes: Detecting and Decoding Language in Breakfast at Tiffany's
Kind of Activity:
Students will work on their own use of similes through understanding Capote's use of this literary technique
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.4; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.2.D; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.3.D
Begin this activity by reviewing the basic premise of a simile. Students should understand that it is a literary technique that creates a comparison by linking to dissimilar and distinct ideas, usually with the conjunction "like" or "as." After this brief review, instruct the students to look through the...
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