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What is an Omniscient narrator?
An Omniscient Narrator is An all knowing narrator
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What is First/second/third person narrative?
First person narrative is I, second person narrative is you, third person narrative is he/she/they
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What is a Euphemism?
It is a word or phrase to make something sound less rude e.g. ‘making love’ rather than ‘sex’.
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What is a Dysphemism?
A word or phrase to make something sound more harsh e.g. ‘*******’ rather than ‘sex’
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What is a Lexical field?
Words that are grouped to a particular theme.
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What is Transactional talk?
Language to get things done or to transmit content or information.
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What is Referential talk?
Language that conveys information.
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What is Interactional talk?
Language in conversation used often for socialising.
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What is Phatic talk?
Conversational utterances that have no concrete purpose other than to establish or maintain personal relationships i.e. small talk
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What is Expressive talk?
Talking that expresses one’s emotions.
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What is a Reporting clause?
When you tell a story where characters are noted by ‘he said, she said’.
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What is a Direct speech?
The reporting of speech by repeating the actual words of a speaker, for example “I’m going,” she said.
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What is Free direct speech?
Speech without reporting clauses.
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What is Register?
The formality of a text
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What is Lexis?
The stock of words in a language
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What is Hyperbole?
Words that exaggerate a particular meaning
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What is Elision?
The exclusion of a sound or syllable when speaking, often slurred as fishnchips
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What is Graphology?
The way a text looks
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What is Phonology?
The way a text sounds
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What is Discourse Structure?
The way in which language in a story/text is put together.
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What are Address Terms?
A word, phrase, name, or title (or some combination of these) used in addressing someone.
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