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Terms in this set (17)
Multiple words in a sentence with the same first letter
A comparison between two things to help explain an idea or concept e.g. our system of veins and our heart being like a network of roads
A personal story to draw the reader in to a topic
Repetition of a vowel sound in two or more words close together (e.g blue moon)
A strong criticism of the opposing argument
Prejudice for a particular side, being blind to the other side of the argument
Statement that hopes to make the reader agree by making them feel something
Language that aims to cause the reader to agree with your argument because it causes them to feel emotional
A question with an obvious answer
A clearly over-blown example or statement e.g. 'The world will fall apart if...'
Saying the same word or words over and over again, e.g. 'We must pick up our rubbish; we must clean up our school, we must clean up our act'
Using language that makes people feel part of the same group as you e.g. 'together, we can make a difference.'
Direct request of the reader, asking them to respond in agreement, e.g. 'would you leave a dog to die in a hot car?'
Comparing one thing to another to help people relate, or exaggerate a feeling, e.g. 'as helpless as a turtle on its back'
Numbers, percentages, tables and graphs showing data
Shocking statements/ Claims
An outrageous comment, designed to get the reader to strongly agree, or strongly disagree