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Language & Power
Persuasive devices used to impose INFLUENTIAL POWER

Metaphors & Similes

Simile- A simile is saying something is like something else, or doing something
that is characteristic of something else: `Ben was roaring like a Lion'
Similes are often used as part of Political speeches, to create humour/…

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Synonymous Parallelism- this is where the second section of the phrase echoes or
develops the first part. A good example of this would be the British National Anthem:

`God save our gracious queen long live our noble

Antithetic Parallelism/Antithesis- this is when the second section of the phrase…


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