A Day at the Pier

A Day at the Pier
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Storyboard Description

A girl is walking on a pier by the beach and a guy wants her to hang out with him and go on rides together.

Storyboard Text

  • Diction: Simile, Sarcasm Syntax: Epanalepsis
  • Hey pretty girl, you look as pretty as the waves in the pretty ocean.
  • Wow what a great pick up line!
  • Diction: Personification Syntax: Antithesis
  • This ride is calling our names!
  • What if I am intelligent and you're ignorant, caring and you thoughtless, kind and you cruel.
  • Diction: Hyperbole, Onomatopoeia  Syntax: Assonance
  • But I know that the moment you go on this ride with me, "boom!", you'll like me.
  • I would rather go on the ride with a wild gorilla eating vanilla with a chinchilla.
  • Description: A teenage girl named Lily is walking along the pier by the beach when a teenage boy named Lucas sees her and decides to try to talk to her. He uses a simile and epanalepsis to compliment her and she uses sarcasm in response.
  • Diction: Rhetorical Question Syntax: Epistrophe
  • But I am a sweet person who is a great guy, trustworthy and a great guy,  very caring and a great guy.
  • Do you really think I would actually go on a ride with a complete stranger?
  • Description: Lucas tries to hint at Lily to ride the roller coaster ride with him, but she is hesitant toward this stranger. He uses personification to refer to the ride and she uses an antithesis to question him about his character as a person.
  • Diction: Oxymoron Syntax: Antimetabole
  • You should be adventuresome to live or live to be adventuresome.
  • I can't go because I am a careful risk-taker.
  • Description: Lucas is saying that if Lily goes on the ride with him then she will have a great time, but she refuses to accept. He uses an onomatopoeia to try to convince her, but she uses a hyperbole and assonance to show her disgust toward him.
  • Diction: Euphemism Syntax: Anaphora
  • Okay fine, let's just bury the hatchet. 
  • Sorry this did not work out. Sorry I do not even know you. Sorry I am not what you are looking for.
  • Description: Lucas is trying to defend himself by telling Lily his good characteristics, but she will not allow herself to go on a ride with a stranger. He uses epistrophe to show that he is actually a great guy, but then she questions him in a mocking way with a rhetorical question.
  • Description: Lucas is trying to persuade Lily to take a risk and go on the ride with him by telling her to be more adventurous, but she still will not be persuaded. He uses an antimetabole to convince her to be more adventurous, but she uses an oxymoron to say that she cannot.
  • Description: Lucas finally realizes that his techniques of persuasion are going nowhere so he decides to stop there and Lily apologizes for not accepting his requests. He uses an euphemism to refer to ending the conflict and she agrees while apologizing for not being what he wanted.
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