"The Devil and Daniel Webster" by Stephen Vincent Benet - PowerPoint
This 17-slide PowerPoint presentation was designed to facilitate classroom discussion and promote reading comprehension. The following elements are addressed in the PowerPoint:

1. Tall Tale (definition, elements, mnemonic device)
2. Hyperbole (definition, examples, textual references)
3. Allusion (definition, examples, textual references)
4. Metaphor (definition, examples, "formula" for application)
5. Simile (definition, examples, "formula" for application, textual references)
6. Suspension of Disbelief (definition)
7. Regional Dialect (definition, textual references)
8. Several analytical post-reading questions for class discussion, answers included.
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Created: Aug 30, 2015

Updated: Feb 22, 2018


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