100 Level - No experience necessary
Poetry uses creative techniques such as metaphor, simile, and figurative language to tell our stories and describe the world around us.
1. Read the definitions of Metaphor, Simile, Figurative Language.
2. Read one of the poems listed under Resources. Note how the poet uses description.
3. Find 3-5 things in your immediate surroundings. (movements, objects, conversations, etc.)
4. Describe each thing through 1) Metaphor, 2)Simile, and 3) Figurative Language. (You will have 9-12 lines of poetry total).
Submit your list of items and lines of poetry as a blogpost.
**Have you done an exercise where you've had to use metaphors, similes, or other descriptive language devices? Just submit that!**