What is the purpose of using emotive language? For example "The bike was bright and rather bright looking"
To make the reader feel a certain way.
To elicit emotion and influence the reader.
To upset the reader to the point at which they go and neck themselves.
What is assonance?
Assonance is the repetition of a vowel sound. It is different from rhyme as it does not need to be at the end of each line of poetry: The man with the tan was the meanest in the land.
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Assonance is language that is informal. This can include words as well as phrases. You might use colloquial language when messaging your friends but not in a formal situation such as writing a letter to a business: I'm gonna go down to the beach. You wanna come?
What is Jargon?
Jargon is particular words that are used and understood only by people who are experts or specifically involved in different groups.
Jargon is a recognizable word, phrase or a concept that has been used so often that it has lost its impact.
The repetition of constant sounds at the start of a word.
Which of the following are examples of Alliteration?
The parched pavement peeled in the hot summer sun.
How now brown cow.
Little Janey bounced around on the pogo stick - boing, boing, boing.
The bike was very tired and rather sad-looking.
Which of the following are examples of Onomatopoeia.
The bike was very tired and sad-looking.
The engine of the bi-plane moaned as it executed a huge arc in the sky. The tires screeched as they hit the tarmac.
The sun sizzled softly in the afternoon.
The girl was skipping joyfully.
James whacked the cricket ball.
Colloquial language is language is Language that is
Doesn't make any sense
New words invented by social or cultural groups.
The level of emotive language that is aimed at changing your point of view on a subject.
A text that was written by someone on pingas.
A cliche is a
A recognizable word.
A word that you do not understand fully but seems relatively familiar.
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A Rhetorical question is used mostly in
Essays and writing
Speeches and debates
Advertising and marketing
Which of the following is the most commonly used Australian slang term in modern society?