Symbolism, Allusion, Color, and Metaphor
- Read the definitions
- Now, read the lyrics to Kanye West's "Jesus Walks" Δ
- Next, check out the http://youtu.be/MYxAiK6VnXw
- Jot down as many of the symbols as you can that you saw in the video. What colors stood out? Why? What metaphors did you recognize? What about allusions? (There are tons of them in the video!)
- We'll share our responses with the class
- If I were to choose a symbol for my issue/research topic, what would it be? Do I want to use multiple symbols?
- If I were to use color in my presentation, which ones? Why?
- What is a metaphor that would be appropriate for my project? (For example, "fast food is trash").
Identify one aspect of your topic you know you need to include in your PowerPoint presentation
- Type up bullet points that explain this one aspect (no complete sentences; just the main ideas)
- Choose visuals to go with your slide
- Bring all of this as an electronic version to class on Thursday