English language techniques

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Alliteration
the first letter of a word is repeated in words that follow; the cold, crisp, crust of clean, clear ice.
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Assonance
the same vowel sound is repeated but the consonants are different; he passed her a sharp, dark glance, shot a cool, foolish look across the room.
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colloquial
language that is used in speech with an informal meaning; 'chill', 'out of this world', 'take a rain check'.
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Dialect
the version of language spoken by particular people in a particular area, such as Scots.
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Dialogue
conversation between two people; sometimes an imagined conversation between the narrator and the reader. This is important in drama and can show conflict through a series of statements and challenges, or intimacy where characters mirror the content a
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Dissonance
a discordant combinations of sounds; the clash, spew and slow pang of grinding waves against the quay.
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the same vowel sound is repeated but the consonants are different; he passed her a sharp, dark glance, shot a cool, foolish look across the room.

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Assonance

Card 3

Front

language that is used in speech with an informal meaning; 'chill', 'out of this world', 'take a rain check'.

Back

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Card 4

Front

the version of language spoken by particular people in a particular area, such as Scots.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

conversation between two people; sometimes an imagined conversation between the narrator and the reader. This is important in drama and can show conflict through a series of statements and challenges, or intimacy where characters mirror the content a

Back

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