rhetoric features of spoken language

anaphora
repeating a sequence of words at the beginning of neighboring clauses
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parrellelism
utterances that are similar in context or tone
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pathos
evoking pity or sympathy in the reader or listener
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exclamative/imperative
types of utterance. exclamatives are used to express shock and imperatives are used to command
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alliteration (sibilant, fricative, plosive)
types of alliteration e.g. sibilence is the repetition of words beginning with the letter 's' to create a harsh tone
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phonaesthetics
the study of inherent pleasantness (euphony) or unpleasantness (cacophony)
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repetition
several words or phrases repeated
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anecdote
personal experience, often to help the speaker relate to the listener
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hyperbole
exaggeration
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assertion
a confident and forceful statement of fact or belief
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utterances that are similar in context or tone

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parrellelism

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evoking pity or sympathy in the reader or listener

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Card 4

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types of utterance. exclamatives are used to express shock and imperatives are used to command

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Card 5

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types of alliteration e.g. sibilence is the repetition of words beginning with the letter 's' to create a harsh tone

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