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English
Terminology




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Pragmatics,
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Rhetorical
devices,
Grammar,
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headings:

Adjacency
Parallel
expressions
uses
between
individuals
in
conversation.
Eg)
How
are
you?
/
Fine

Pairs
thanks

Contraction
Reduced
form
of
a
word.
Eg)
Can't
=…

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English
Terminology




Superlative
-est
used
to
exaggerate
and
describe.
sometimes
hyperbolaic
(Exaggerated).
Eg)
the

adjective
BIGGEST
castle
in
the
world!
Eg)
biggest,
smallest,
tallest,
thinnest,
widest




-er


Comparative
used
to
compare
and
gain
a
preferred
reading/bias
view

adjective
Eg)
'my
castles
BIGGER
than
yours

Eg)
Smaller,
bigger,
taller,
thinner,…

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English
Terminology


-
Subjective
narrative
voice/point
of
view

-
Personal
Pronouns


-
Persuasive
techniques


Argue

-
Hyperbole
(Exaggeration)

-
Direct
address,
You!
They!

-
Antithesis
-
we
are
amazing,
they
are
awful!
(opposing
good
and
bad)





-
Modal
verbs-
Reflexive
pronouns
-
Personal
anekdotes
and
experiences-
Truthful,
validity

Advise…

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English
Terminology


Exclamation
mark
present

Exclamative

Eg.
No!""


Declaring
statement.


Declarative

Eg.
I
hate
spiders.""

Words
that
refer
to
something
previously
in
the
text,
verbal
pointing.
Eg)
'This'
'That'

Deixis

'There'

Bathos
Produces
or
results
in
an
anticlimax
or
disappointment
sometimes
used
to
produce
humour

Umbrella
terms


Hyponyms

Eg.…

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