CRAFTED FEATURES

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Sound patterning
eg. alliteration, rhyme and rhythm. Often in sound bites or slogans
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Prosodic features
The use of pitch, volume, pace and rhythm to draw attention to key elements.
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Accent
Regional accents are used to show the background of the character
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More varied interesting lexis
Avoiding words similar to 'like' and 'nice'
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Concrete language
Facts and figures show knowledge and make the reader trust the writer more
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Figurative language
Imagery eg. metaphors, similes, hyperbole, personification
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Puns
create humour
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Contrasts
Establish clarity, definition and drama
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Repetition of key words
Creates resonance and makes the audience remember the point
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Descriptive language
Adjectives and adverbs create emotion
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Direct address
Using 'you' to involve the audience
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Personal pronouns
eg. I, you, we...encourage the reader to identify with the speaker
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Sentence variety
A range of types of sentences to engage the reader
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Rhetorical questions
Asking questions that won't be answered, to make the reader think
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Imperatives
Ordering the reader to involve them, and encourage a response
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Declaratives
A statement. Shows authority
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Passive voice
The noun or noun phrase that would be the object of an active sentence (such as Our troops defeated the enemy) appears as the subject of a sentence with passive voice
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More complex noun phrases
Increased use of post modifications
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Adverb topic markers
eg 'first' 'next' to show development
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Present tense
Creates immediacy
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Syntactic patterning
'you can take the girl out of Essex, but you cant take Essex out the girl'
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Narrative structure
Everything is structured in a certain way to create dramatic interest, suspense and conflict
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Narrative comment
The unspoken thoughts of the narrator to help us understand their point of view
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The use of pitch, volume, pace and rhythm to draw attention to key elements.

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Prosodic features

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Regional accents are used to show the background of the character

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Card 4

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Avoiding words similar to 'like' and 'nice'

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Card 5

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Facts and figures show knowledge and make the reader trust the writer more

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