linguistic features

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  • Created by: Missy
  • Created on: 14-05-11 11:08

sentences and paragraphs:

  • short sentences can be used to suggest speed or excitement. If there are a lot of short sentences together, it can be called fractured syntax.
  • long sentences can indicate calm or build tention.
  • A very short paragraph attracts tention and emphises the information where as a long paragraph is more likly to be in a broad sheet news paper and contain a more detailed analysis

significant vocabulary:

  • imperative verbs such as 'follow' and 'begin' suggest instructional writing
  • connectives like 'since' and 'because' may indicate explanitary writing
  • in persuasive or argumentative writing words like 'however', 'nevertheless' and…


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