These quotations analyses are tiered according to difficulty. Directions are included using the say, mean, matter technique used in Kelly Gallagher's books.
Quotations include quotations by/from Forest Gump, Eminem, Shawshank Redemption, Lao Tzu, Charles Bukowski, Rudy, Fight Club, Bob Marley, and Paradise Lost among others.
I use these as warm-ups after the Sentence Combining warm-ups. Over 3-6 weeks. Can be used as homework, practice before short answer EOCs or exams, or even with analysis.
Enlarge to use on a projector if you wish.
Literary techniques included: simile, metaphor, irony, satire, diction, etc.
Some quotations are longer to teach students to find the most important information in a text in order to analyze.