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Florida: Feast of Figurative Language

Florida: Feast of Figurative Language

In this lesson (part two of a two-part unit), students will read the poem “Florida” by Elizabeth Bishop and label her use of figurative language. Students will then determine how word choice and figurative language enhance and convey authorÔøΩ__s meaning and tone. Using BishopÔøΩ__s poem as a model, students then write their own Florida poem brimming with figurative language and vivid vocabulary....

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