A tricky “Double Take” this week…
Welcome to the Saturday Mix, 17 March 2018!
This week we are seeing double with ‘Double Take’.
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 of them in your response – which can be poetry or prose.
Our homophone sets this week are:
auricle – external part of the ear
oracle – seer
hoard – a great stash
horde – a great many people
whored – prostituted
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…
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