Salient Linguistic Features


To show Meter: Use of rhythm, flow of hands and body language, and position and placing of hands. 

To show Rhyme: Sign the rhyming words in the same space, finding hand shapes that are the same, movement of hands the same.  

Metaphors and Play on words:  (from source language salient linguistic features)

Use of Classifiers

Use of Similes (Same as)

Hand Shapes to represent something 

Use of big signing space and obvious body language because it is a play. Keeping the register somewhat formal but using the things above to express the poetic type of language and the obsessed in love Duke.