AFOREST Language techniques

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A - Alliteration When two words start with the same letter or sound. Example 1 - Silly Sam Example 2 - Sweet birds sang
F - Facts A statement which is true. Evidence which can be used to prove something. Example 1 - Disney's Inside Out was released in 2015. Example 2 - Robin Williams voiced the genie from Aladdin.
O - Opinion A personal view on a topic. Example 1 - Black Butler is the best anime. Example 2 - Cats are better than dogs
R - Repitition Repeating a word throughout a piece of work. Example 1 - 'I looked upon the rotting sea, And drew my eyes away; I looked upon the rotting deck, And there the dead men lay.' - Rime of the Ancient Mariner” by S.T. Coleridge.
E - Emotive language Words chosen to make the reader feel a specific emotion. Example 1 - The men were brutally murdered. Example 2 - The children were ecstatic on Chistmas morning.
S - Statistic A numerical fact. Example 1 - 78% of the class were girls. Example 2 - 3/4 people believe that...
T - Three (rule of) Example 1 -
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