The challenge for this week…double take
This week we are seeing double again. That’s right, it’s time for another…
The ‘Double Take’ challenge focuses on the use of homophones* to build your writing piece. You have two sets of homophones and you are challenged to use all four words in your response – which can be poetry or prose.
Our first homophone set this week is:
straight – not crooked
strait – narrow waterway
Our second set of homophones is:
discussed – talked about
disgust – sickening
You may be thinking to yourself, How can I use homophones in my writing?
Luckily, Kat at Literary Devices, has some examples for you.
Example of Homophones in Literature
This poem is filled homophones (marked in bold). They create a humorous effect in the poem through having the same pronunciation but altogether different meanings.
“Sole owner am I of this sorry soul…
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