Alliteration – first letters of a word being the same...smiles sweetly
Attitudes – words used to express attitude... stick hit sound
Comparisons – comparing two or more things or people... how black and white people treated
Contrast – difference of two or more things or people... black and white people
Language – type of language used... different language. Formal? Emotive? Persuasive?
Metaphorical – something being compared to something it isn’t... vultures compared to human
Metaphors – something is something or is described as something else... the blessing sings
Mood - words used to express mood and set the mood... there’s no sign of the sun
Onomatopoeia – word that sounds like its meaning... “buzz” “pop” “crunch”
References – similar to compare... limbo to slave ship
Repetition – word or phrase is repeated to emphasise a point or idea... limbo limbo limbo
Rhythm – fixed pattern of syllables... often used in poetry
Similes – something described “like” or “as” something... ‘was as pale as the moon’
Structure – beginning middle end... mood changes? Stanzas? Layout?
Tone – mood of language – happy? Sad? Angry? Light-hearted? Sympathetic? Serious?