AS English Language Rhetorical Features

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  • Created on: 21-03-14 19:48
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  • Rhetorical Features
    • Pragmatics
      • The 'real' meaning of a text or message
      • discourse analysis
      • interpretation
        • inference
          • slang
            • irony
              • sarcasm
                • short-cut mode
                  • irony
                    • sarcasm
                      • short-cut mode
                        • slang
                        • Ambiguity
                  • Ambiguity
        • power differences
        • pragmatic inference
        • Semantic Fields
      • Rhetoric = art of public speaking, intended for persuasion of to make the speech memorable
      • Balanced Structures
        • A structure where 2 halves balance each other out
      • Contrast / Antithesis
        • Where reality is contrasted with what the speaker is offering
      • Figurative Language
        • Language that is not used literally
      • Hyperbole
        • An element of exaggerated speech
      • Repetition
        • Helps the audience retain key points
      • Rhetorical cohesion
        • May be achieved through repetitions and phonological patterns
      • Syntactic Parallelism
        • The repetition of sentence structure
      • Synthetic Personalisation
        • Where a speaker uses the 2nd person pronoun to sythesise or fake a personal relation to the audience
      • Triads
        • A pattern of 3 words

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