English Language P1 Literary techniques and Devices.

  • Created by: Cstudy14
  • Created on: 05-03-18 18:42
View mindmap
  • English Language P1 Literary techniques and Devices.
    • Tone
      • The feeling of a piece, e.g:sombre,distant
    • Cumulative Effects
      • Semantic Field
        • Emotive Language
          • Imagery
            • Personification
            • Metaphors
              • Extended
              • Symbolic
            • Similies
            • Pathetic Fallacy
            • Figurative Language
      • List of three
        • Creates emphasis
    • Alliteration
    • Oxymorons
    • Hyperbole
    • Juxtaposition
    • Motif
      • A recurring idea or image or idea in text.
    • Colloquial language
      • Informal language
    • Consonance
      • Repetition of a consonant  sound in nearby words.
    • Assonance
      • When words share the same vowel sound but their consonants are different.
    • Omniscient narrator
      • A narrator who know the thoughts and feelings of all the characters in a narrative.
    • Onomatopeia
    • Register
      • Specific language used to match the form of writing.
    • Figurative Language
    • Sentence Forms- can reflect the events of the extract.
      • Compund Sentence
      • Complex Sentence
      • Simple sentence
        • A single clause, makes sense on its own.
          • Can be used to create: sharp and/or abrupt tone;keeps reader engaged;builds tension by quickening the pace.
    • Sibilance
      • Repetition of 's' sounds,can be to sound sinister.
    • Synesthesia
      • to present ideas, characters, or places in such a manner that they appeal to more than one sense, like hearing, sight, smell, and touch at a given time. One sense is described using terms from another.  Often are in the form of a simile; an easy way to link two previously unconnected images.
        • The silence was as thick as a forest.
        • I smell trouble.
        • You could cut the tension in the air with a knife.
    • Repetition of 's' sounds,can be to sound sinister.
    • Cyclic structure
  • Imagery
    • Personification
    • Metaphors
      • Extended
      • Symbolic
    • Similies
    • Pathetic Fallacy

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar English resources:

See all English resources »See all Creative writing resources »