Language Techniques

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Rhetorical Question
makes the reader stop and have a think. consider the issue at hand. makes the reader feel like an active participant
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Imperatives
persuasive- demands the reader to act now. cannot be ignored
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Simile
makes a comparison to something the reader would be familiar with. allows them to create a vivid picture in their mind.
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Ellipses(...)
leaves the reader on a cliff-hanger.encourages the reader to consider what follows.
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Adjective
Describing word. gives additional info about the object/issue. allows the reader to imagine what is being described
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Adverb
gives more info about how the action is done.
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Alliteration
repeated sound makes the reader focus on the ideas being discussed.
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Direct Address
makes the reader feel involved. could make the reader feel guilty for not participating.
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Exclamatory
makes the phrase stand out. could imply that someone is shouting or is excited
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Short Sentances
makes the reader stop and pause to consider what is being said. make a text feel dramatic. emphasizes a point
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Statistics
the reader is more likely to believe what is being said. also used to inform.
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Emotive Language
makes the reader have an emotional response to what is being discussed.
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Repetition
to provide emphasis - make a point stand out, can also build suspense.
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Onomatopoeia
brings the text alive allowing them to almost hear the sounds.
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Personification
Brings an inanimate object to life, can bring a description to life.
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Verb
Doing words - allows the reader to follow the action of the narrative
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Hyperbole
exaggeration for effect - presents the writers excitement or passion for the subject
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Sibilance
used to emphasize what is being said so the reader pays attention to it
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Intensifier
tells you what the writer thinks about the subject - indicates how passionate the writer is
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Card 2

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persuasive- demands the reader to act now. cannot be ignored

Back

Imperatives

Card 3

Front

makes a comparison to something the reader would be familiar with. allows them to create a vivid picture in their mind.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

leaves the reader on a cliff-hanger.encourages the reader to consider what follows.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Describing word. gives additional info about the object/issue. allows the reader to imagine what is being described

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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