Non-Fiction Anthology Texts - Main Techniques

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Samuel Pepys' Diary The Fire of London
Social/Historical Context, Archaisms, 1st Person
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Jonathan Swift's A Modest Proposal
Features of Rhetoric (logos, pathos + ethos), Satire/Irony, Figurative language, Political Purpose
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Chief Joseph's Surrender Speech and Visit to Washington
Features of Rhetoric (pathos/repetition/pronouns), Figurative Language, Lexical Field of Nature
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Captn. Robert Scott's Diary The Last Epedition Final Entries
Structure (change in syntax), Statistics/facts/declaratives, figurative language, sensory description
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Edward and Helen Thomas' Letters
Metaphors, Multiple Voices, WW1 context, lexical field of nature
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Emily Post's Advice on Conversation
Use of Imperatives, Low Frequency/Archaic Lexis, Upper/Middle Class Audience, Metaphor/Idioms, Social Context/Expectations
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Edward VIII's Abdication Speech
Royal Speaker, Prepared Speech, Features of Rhetoric (parallelism,repetition,pronouns, Direct Address of Audience
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Alistair Cooke's The Death of Marilyn Monroe
Non-Traditional Obituary, Extended Metaphor (life a fairytale), Exploration of Celebrity Culture, Modifiers, Persuasive
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Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis
Use of Graphology, Social/Historical Context (Iran 80's), Allusions to Western Culture, Symbolism, Syntax, Features of Spontaneous Speech
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Alan Bennett's Diary
Use of Satire, High Culture Allusions, Low Frequency Lexis, Focus on Celebrity Culture, Lexical Field of Nature
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Jamie Oliver's TV Show Speaking to Camera
Idioms, Features of Spontaneous Speech, Persuasive Language, Field Specific Lexis, Low Frequency Lexis
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Jeremy Paxman's Newsnight Interview with Valerie Amos and Dizzee Rascal
Multiple Voices, Pragmatics, Adjacency Pairs, Field Specific Lexis, Political Context (Obama and Race)
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Craig Brown's Obama Buys Ice Cream
Satire/Parody, Extended Metaphor, Prepared Speech Features, Features of Rhetoric
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CBBC's Horrible Histories The Stone Age Report
Parody, Child Audience, Diectic Language, Informative/Entertaining Purpose, Double Entendre
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NSPCC's Hello, Can You Help Me?
Graphology, Use of Imperatives, Features of Rhetoric, Clear Purpose, Primary and Secondary Audience
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Russell Brand's Evidence to a Select Committee
Adjacency Pairs (structured), Features of Rhetoric, Low Frequency/Field Specific Lexis, Idiolect, Legal Jargon
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Julia Gillard's Speech to the Australian Parliament
Political Context(jargon/field specific lexis), synonymous parallellsim, features of rhetoric, sarcasm, colloquialisms, role of women
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Grayson Perry's Reith Lecture
Shift from spontaneous to prepared, Allusions to High Culture, Radio 4 Educated Audience, Use of Metaphors
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Caitlin Moran's Twitter Conversation
Unique format/features, Multiple Voices (debate), Large Audience, Allusions to Popular Culture, Spontaneous Speech Features (despite being written)
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Ed Leigh and Tim Warwood The Snowboarding Final Sochi
Field Specific Lexis, 2 voices, Diectic Language, Use of Idioms (typical of commentaries)
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Features of Rhetoric (logos, pathos + ethos), Satire/Irony, Figurative language, Political Purpose

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Jonathan Swift's A Modest Proposal

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Features of Rhetoric (pathos/repetition/pronouns), Figurative Language, Lexical Field of Nature

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Structure (change in syntax), Statistics/facts/declaratives, figurative language, sensory description

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Metaphors, Multiple Voices, WW1 context, lexical field of nature

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