California State Standard (s) Covered:
Figurative Language in Popular Culture
and Academic Poetry
Tupac Shakur the Poet and the Artist
Similes and Metaphors in Popular Culture
Can you find literary devices in this song?
Read these other great poems. What literary devices can you see? Why were these poems written? How can YOU connect with them? How do they make YOU feel? Can you VISUALIZE what the author is saying?