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Politness principals
The language used doesn't threaten someones 'face'
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Overt prestige
The use of standard english
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Covert prestige
The use of non-standard english
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Syndetic list
The list doesn't have and/or in it
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Asyndetic list
The list does have and/or in it
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Downward convergence
A preference to the non-standard form
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Colloquial language
Lexcial choices due to a specific region
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Brown and Levinson - politness
The use of redressive language
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Goffman - face work
Politness strategies to maintain eachothers 'face'
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Anaphora
Repetition at the begining of an utterance
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Antisthrope
Repetition at the end of an utterance
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Hypophora
The speaker asks and answers the question
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Logos
Logic and facts (used in argumentative speeches)
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Ethos
Moral appeal and arguement (used in argumentative speeches)
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Pathos
Emotional appeal (used in argumentative speeches)
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Bathos
Conscious use of anti-climax (used in argumentative speeches)
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Humour
Dependent on context, making someone laugh
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Anadiplosis
Repeating the last few words of the previous sentence in the next
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Anastrophe
Where the syntactically correct order of: subject, verb, object is changed
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Register
Type of formality
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Tenor
Tone of the speaker
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Initialism
Using the first letter of each word to create a acronym FBI
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Card 2

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The use of standard english

Back

Overt prestige

Card 3

Front

The use of non-standard english

Back

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Card 4

Front

The list doesn't have and/or in it

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

The list does have and/or in it

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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