Sick by Shel Silverstien

Sick by Shel Silverstien

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  • T-Tone
  • "I don't want to go to school today, so i'll pretend to be sick!"
  • W-What's Happening
  • "I can not go to school today"
  • I-Imagery
  • "And don't you think my face looks green?"
  • The tone is imploring, as the speaker is trying to convince someone that they are sick and must not go to school.
  • S-Style
  • "I have the measels and the mumps. A gash, a rash, and purple bumps!"
  • A little girl talking (narrator) is desperately trying to convince someone and is labeling everything that could possibly part of an illness. In the end she finds out that it's Saturday and all of her problems magically go away.
  • T-Theme
  • "You say today is...Saturday? G'bye, I'm going out to play!"
  • "And don't you think my face looks green?"
  • Name
  • Jaime Smith P.4
  • In the poem there is a rhyming pattern and it is that the last two words of two lines rhyme. For example "I have the measles and the mumps." "A gash, a rash, and purple bumps! "
  • The theme for this poem is that you should never lie and to tell the truth.
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