Friday, 2 June 2017

Piggbook Metalangauge

Today we started learning about a story by Anthony Browne, called Piggybook.
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As you can see the cover a has puns and metaphors.
Mrs Piggot is piggybacking Mr Piggot, Patrick and Simon, SUPPORTING them.
And this book is about how they turn into pigs when Mrs Piggot leaves.
Here is the work I have done on this book, explaining some of the words.


Piggybook Metalanguage

Metalanguage
Dictionary Meaning
What I Think that that means!!!
A picture
Representation
The act of representing
Showing someone or something and explaining it
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Construction
The act or art of constructing
How the book is put together and how the words are connected
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This picture does not help
Stereotype
Sociology. A simplified and standardized conception or image invested with special meaning and held in common by members of a group
A widely held belief about types of people that are cliches, with a simple understanding. An example is: If you wear glasses, you are a nerd. If you are Asian, you are a bad driver.
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Discourse
Communication of thought by words; talk; conversation
Talking about things.
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Feminine
Pertaining to a woman or girl
How people think girls should be like.
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Masculine
Pertaining to or characteristic of a man or men:
Muscular looking people.
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