GCSE English Paper 1 revision (16)

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Alliteration

  • This means repeating the same sound. It happens when words that are close together begin with the same letter.
  • It makes the sentence seem more interesting to the reader, and it's often found in headlines.
  • When writing about alliteration, you should make the point, give an example, and give an expanded explanation to describe the effect it has on the reader.

Onomatopoeia

  • This means words that sound like the noises being described. 
  • This makes the description of the sound more vivid to the reader.
  • When writing about onomatopoeia, give an example, explain the effect…

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