The Fire Of London - Sammuel Pepy

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  • The Fire Of London - Samuel Pepys' Diary
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      • Genre: Diary entry of the Great Fire Of London
        • Audience: Those interested in British History of Samuel Pepy
          • Purpose: To educate and give an accurate representation of what 16th Century London was like.
    • Context
      • 16th Century London
        • Plague
        • Poverty
        • No Hygiene, 1/3 died before 16
        • Dangerous, Church bells rang curfew
        • No form of transport
    • Samuel Pepy
      • Member of Paliarment
      • Affairs
      • Poor but rich relatives
      • Extensive education
    • Continuously using Proper nouns, links to how he became wealthy - through having rich relatives.
      • 'The Duke of York'
      • 'Lord Arlington'
    • Archaic Language
      • ''for aught I see'
      • 'whereof my old schoolfellow'
    • Imagery
      • Violent Verbs
        • 'Burning'
        • 'driving'
      • noun phrases
        • 'horrid malicious bloody flame'
          • Hyperbole because he knew it would be read by many.
    • Syntax
      • compound complex sentences
        • Shows advanced education
    • Lexical fields of war
      • Links to time in the Navy
        • war jargon
          • 'driving into the city'
    • Low Frequency Jargon
      • 'wing mighty high'
      • 'Endeavouring to quench it'

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