Language Techniques

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Language Techniques
  1. Dissonance
    1. Dissonance a discordant combinations of sounds; the clash, spew and slow pang of grinding waves against the quay
    2. Colloquial
      1. Colloquial language that is used in speech with an informal meaning; 'chill', 'out of this world', 'take a rain check'.
      2. Assonance
        1. Assonance the same vowel sound is repeated but the consonants are different; he passed her a sharp, dark glance, shot a cool, foolish look across the room.
        2. Alliteration
          1. Alliteration the first letter of a word is repeated in words that follow; the cold, crisp, crust of clean, clear ice
          2. Onomatopoeia
            1. Onomatopoeia a word that sounds like the noise it is describing: 'splash', 'bang', 'pop', 'hiss'.
            2. Pathos
              1. language that evokes feelings of pity or sorrow.
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