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John Thalouth
After school
The thing I do
Is chill with the boys at the bank
And make some noise like a tank

Make some noise like a tank
Make some noise like a tank

I chill with the boys at the bank
And make some noise like a tank

I get home
Can’t be bothered to study
So I lay on my bed
And chill on Facebook

Chill on Facebook
Chill on Facebook

So I lay on my bed
And chill on my Facebook

Dad comes by my room
And thinks I’m studying
Quickly go to my desk
And act like I’m doing homework
He comes and lurks
Over my work and see if I’m doing good
Even though I should
Reply to the boys
And make some noise

Good morning miss Antonios and my fellow classmates. Today I am going to explain to you how I used at least one form of intertextuality in my poem called ‘chilling with the boys’.

I used various language techniques to create my rap poem; this includes juxtapositioning, hyperbole and a simile. The first technique that I am going to explain that I used to create my distinctive rap poem is juxtapositioning.

“Dad comes by my room, and thinks I’m studying, quickly go to my desk, and act like I’m doing homework, he comes and lurks, over my work and see if I’m doing good, even though I should, reply to the boys, and make some noise.” Juxtaposition is used to explain how I should be doing my homework but instead I’m on Facebook chilling with the boys and making some noise.

The second technique that I am going to explain is the use of a simile in my distinctive rap poem. “And make noise like a tank.” This simile describes that when school finishes we go and make noise in the streets as we are free of the schools gaol and free to go wild.

The third and final technique I used to create my distinctive rap poem is the use of hyperbole. “He comes and lurks, over my work to see if I am doing good.” Hyperbole is used in this...
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