English Language Techniques

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What is Alliteration?
The reptition of consonat sounds at the beginning of words. e.g
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What is Assonance
The repititon of vowel sounds at the begining of words. e.g
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What is Onomatopoeia? Use Onomatopoeia in a sentence
A word that sounds like the sound it refers to e.g fizz
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What is Emotive Languge? Use Emotive Languge in a Sentence
Languge that relates or refers to emotions
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What is Personification? Use Personification in a sentence
To give Human characteristics(personality/features) to a non-living thing
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What is Juxtaposition?
The use of two thems,characters,phrases,words, or situations for comparison or contrast
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Define Oxymoron
Two words placed next to each other to show contrast
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Use groups of three in a sentence
e.g “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics”
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Define Metaphor and use it in a sentence
A metaphor is a word or phrase that is used to make a comparison between two people, things, animals, or places using the word is.
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Define Simileand use it in a sentence
A figure of speech comparing two unlike things using like or as
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Define Imagery and use it in a sentence
Forming a mental image( in someones head) using descriptive words
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Define Hyperbole
A figure of speech in which exaggeration is used for emphasis or effect, as in I could sleep for a year or This book weighs a ton.
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Drfine Synonym and give an example
word meaning the same as another
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The repititon of vowel sounds at the begining of words. e.g

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What is Assonance

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A word that sounds like the sound it refers to e.g fizz

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Languge that relates or refers to emotions

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To give Human characteristics(personality/features) to a non-living thing

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