Synecdoche What is it???


When a part of something is used to represent the whole

"Friends, Romans, Countrymen, lend me your ears" (Julius Caesar).

"Stop moving so slow, I've got mouths to feed" (Ludacris).

"All hands on deck!" (Peter Pan)

"One hand feel on my steering wheel, the other on my heart" (Taylor Swift).

"Come and rest your bones with me" (Maroon 5).

Your turn! Create an example!

"The United States of America took gold for swimming!"

"The world really sucks right now."

"The Police are after us!"

"English 3!!!!"

"I saw the lions yesterday"

Let's look at the poem... Do you see anything like this? Hint: look at the title


Created with images by gabrielfam - "colors color pencil" • Pexels - "book dictionary encyclopedia" • Magnus D - "Shakespeare Globe" • dlombardia - "Slow" • michio - "mast pirate ship pirate flag" • hile - "Heart" • - "076" • moritz320 - "blue brown colorful" • burge5k - "Olympics" • tonynetone - "Earth" • G20Voice - "Police" • Lindy Buckley - "classroom" • Aboeka - "lions zoo animal"

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