Eng Lang Q4

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First person
 conversational tone as it sounds as if the narrator is telling you the story about them  Create more of an air of sympathy because as a reader you more likely to relate to a person or feel sympathy for that person if you are in direct contact with
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Second person
 feels fresh to readers  Gives readers a peek into a relationship, a memory, and a character’s emotions.  allows the reader to experience the story as if it’s their own
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Third person
 Allows reader to pick a side  Causing reader to be more engrossed in the story  Focuses on action more than thoughts found in 1st person
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Imperatives
 Very commanding  direct
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Rhetorical questions
 effective persuasive device, subtly influencing the kind of response one wants to get from an audience
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Formal language
 Adds authenticity  Employs a more serious note
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Informal language
 Casual, portray author as one of them  Familiar  More direct than formal writing
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Simple vocabulary
 Easier to understand  More involved
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Complex vocabulary, jargon
 A diction exclusive to…..which the reader may not be familiar with  Give further authenticity to the report
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Figurative language
 stir the reader's imagination and bring out the emotion and understanding draws you in  In order to describe…
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Similes
 Heighten and intensify readers' understanding of what the author is trying to accomplish by asking them to slow down and make connections.  Paint a concrete image of an abstract idea.
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Metaphors
 Paint particularly vivid pictures because they indirectly compare two very dissimilar things.  can intensify as well as stretch their images and ask readers to think about their ideas in new ways
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Imagery
 Reader can feel as though he or she is actually experiencing the place and time of the scene.
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Personification
 Adds a colourful way to describe complex ideas to your audience.  More dramatic and interesting or to convey a certain mood.  Use of personification suggests that the narrator has a close, deep relationship with  Portrays her at peace/war/confl
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Word play/puns
• Rhetorical, humorous effect
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Alliteration
• Aids in memory because it is catchy and perhaps humorous. • Provides emphasis
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Anecdote, allusion
• engage, involve and interest your reader in ways little else can • Add a human and personal dimension that can be irresistible and fascinating. • adding authority to what you write
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Slogan, catchphrase
• Involve and alert reader
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Facts and figures:
 in order to stress the significance…  serve an evidential purpose.  This information impresses readers as numbers involved are large and significant.  Facts portray….  Figures suggest…..extroadinary
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Exaggeration and hyperbole
• paints a mental picture and emphasizes the point • grab a reader’s attention
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Repetition
 Reinforces the idea  emphasis on words or ideas  Emphasis also adds rhythm
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Humour
• Catches the reader's attention • Makes the situation memorable. • Funny • Makes the reader want to read more. • to open up people
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Lists
 In order to portray…  To exaggerate description, more shocking
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Emotive language
 Dramatic and violent language in order to describe the horror  To portray fear  Evokes sympathy in the reader  Revulsion at the storm, attackers
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Expert advice, quotes
• To bring the readers’ attention to the message of the writing • To emphasise the important points. • Can help lend a certain credibility or atmosphere to your writing • Contributing further background to the topic you’re discussing. • Can provide
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Short sentences
• Create tension, suspense, fear in readers • Get the point across in a sharp, short way that really hits the reader and keeps them engaged • Evokes emotion, realism and portrays the authors ideas.
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Superlatives
• Reinforces the idea
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Second person

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 feels fresh to readers  Gives readers a peek into a relationship, a memory, and a character’s emotions.  allows the reader to experience the story as if it’s their own

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Third person

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Imperatives

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Rhetorical questions

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