Language Features

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  • Created on: 06-06-14 12:23
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  • Language Features
    • Rhetorical questions
      • A question that doesn't expect and answer. Engages and helps to persuade the reader. Helps make a point.
        • Would you want to live like this?
    • Emotive language
      • creates emotionin the reader
        • anger, shock, guilt
    • Description
      • creates imagery to engage
        • e.g. like a sphere of shiny steal
    • Facts and Opinions
      • supports the writer's view of the arguement
    • Repetition and Lists of Three.
      • Friends , Romans, Countrymen ... , Blood sweat and tears
    • Tone
      • Formal - adds authority and sounds real or sincere
      • informal can ad warmth and enjoyment. Sounds friendly.
    • Quotations and evidence from experts
      • Provides support to point being made and adds authority
    • Sentence Style
      • Varied sentence for effect or to add interest
        • e.g. a short sentence adds drama or tension
    • Captions
      • Add meaning and steer the reader to an illustration or photograph
  • Sentence Style
    • Varied sentence for effect or to add interest
      • e.g. a short sentence adds drama or tension

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