English essay structure

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  • Essay Structure
    • 1. Context
      • How is the set theme developed throughout the play?
      • Where is this extract in the play? What is happening?
      • How is the set theme developed in the passage?
    • 2. Dramatic Effects
      • Revealing Characters
      • Revealing important info
      • Creating dramatic irony
      • Creating situational irony
      • Creating a particular mood
      • Developing, complicating or resolving the plot
      • Developing relationships
      • Providing contrast
      • Creating tension
      • Creating empathy
    • 3. Spoken Language
      • Turn taking
      • Agenda setting
      • Status markers
      • Grices Maxims
        • Quantity, quality, relevance and manner
      • Terms of address
      • Adjacency pairs
      • Utterance types
        • Imperative
        • Interogative
        • Exclamatory
        • Declarative
    • 4. Literary Features
      • Similie/ metaphor
      • Personification
      • Hyperbole
      • Oxymoron
      • Imagery
      • Allusion
      • Phonological features
        • alliteration
        • assonance
        • sibiliance
        • onomatopoeia
      • VERSE or PROSE
      • Rhyming couplets
    • 5. Rhetorical and Linguistic Devices
      • Linguistic
        • Use of prose and verse
        • Semantic field
        • Sentence functons
        • Sentence structure
        • Variations in tenses
        • Active or passive voice
        • Use of pronouns
      • Rhetorical
        • Antithesis
        • Doubling
        • Incrementum
        • Lists
        • Rhetorical questions
        • Triiples
        • Irony
        • Fronting
        • Parenthesis
        • Parallel phrasing

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