Language Techniques

Pathetic Fallacy
the attribution of human feelings and responses to inanimate things or animals, especially in art and literature.
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Alliteration
The repetition of a letter at the start of seperate words
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Metaphor
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.
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Simile
a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind, used to make a description more emphatic or vivid
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Hyperbole
An over exaggeration
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Direct Address
Involving the reader using You or similar
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Onomatopoeia
Onomatopoeia is a word that imitates or suggests the source of the sound that it describes.
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Emotive Langauage
When the writer uses words that are very emotive and link to emotions
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Rhetorical questions
When the question doesn't need an answer
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The repetition of a letter at the start of seperate words

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Alliteration

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a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.

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a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind, used to make a description more emphatic or vivid

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An over exaggeration

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