Language Devices

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Humour
Lightens the mood, establishes closer connection with audience, adds variety
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Rhetorical Questions
Emphasise a point, helps make a point in a more powerful and emotional way
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Hyperbole
Use of exaggeration to create impact, can be persuasive
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Alliteration
Makes a point, phrase or idea more memorable
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Tone
Generate feelings, and cause reader to feel emotions by using emotional words
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Triplets
Draw emphasis or attention to detail
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Assonance
Repitition of vowel sounds for same effect as alliteration
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Assertive Language
Using forceful or confident language makes writers point seem indisputable.Makes an opinion sound like a widespread belief
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Emphasise a point, helps make a point in a more powerful and emotional way

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Rhetorical Questions

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Use of exaggeration to create impact, can be persuasive

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Card 4

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Makes a point, phrase or idea more memorable

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Card 5

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Generate feelings, and cause reader to feel emotions by using emotional words

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