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Ambrose Bierce: "The Devil's Dictionary" Activity

Ambrose Bierce: "The Devil's Dictionary" Activity
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From Electric English...
Words! Words! Words! Getting students to understand that word choice is paramount to understanding a writer's purpose should be one of the ultimate goals for English teachers. This is a short activity designed to have your crew consider the ideas of connotation and denotation :) Why do people have certain associations with words?Why do certain words make people feel a specific way? Why are words such an integral part of what makes an individual? This activity asks the students to consider these ideas in a fun, captivating way by looking at Bierce's satirical definitions and explaining the humor in some of them.
Total Pages
2 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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