Language and Power (AQA B)

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Repetition - "To insult my people, is to insult me."

Three Part Lists - "As a people, as a nation, as one."

First Personal Plural Pronouns - "They dare insult us..."

Figurative Language - "With me, I will turn our darkest days into our finest hour."

Rhetoric Questions - "Can you really stand it anymore?"

Hyperbole Language - "A hurricane would be better than this treachery."

Features of the speaker in power:

Initialises Conversation - A means of taking the lead in a conversation

Holding The Floor - Giving the other speaker/speakers little/no time to speak

Interrupts Other Speaker - Little interest


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