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LANGUAGE TECHNIQUE EFFECTS

Direct Address - Engages the reader to read on as they feel that, by being addressed directly, the text is specifically for them.

Alliteration/assonance/ consonance - Makes the text catchy, it sticks in the reader’s head.

Fact - Make the text seem authoritative, accurate and therefore believable.

Opinion - Sways the reader towards the writer’s viewpoint.

Rhetorical Questions - Engages the reader to read on as they feel that, by being addressed directly, the text is relevant to them.

Emotive Language - Makes the topic of the text seem overly good or bad, depending on the purpose of the text.

Statistics - Make the text seem authoritative, accurate and therefore believable.

Triadic Structure - Makes the text catchy, it sticks in the reader’s head. Gives extensive evidence to support.

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LANGUAGE TECHNIQUE EFFECTS

Allusion - Relatable to the audience.

Descriptive language (imagery/use of senses) - Makes the text more interesting, dramatic and real.

Metaphors/similies - Creates a picture in the reader's mind.

Personification - Makes the descriptions seem to "come to life".

Onomatopoeia - More vivid descriptions.

Irony/sarcasm - Humorous.

Technical Language - Makes the argument sound more convincing.

Colloquial Language - Easy to relate to/understand.

Dramatic Language (e.g. 'crisis') - Attracts attention.

Imperatives - Makes the message very clear to the reader.

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