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A word with only one syllable
A secondary plot running alongside the main plot
A voice hesitation
A distinctive use of spoken language, often regional
Tone of voice
The introduction of a topic
A sentence that asks a question
An 'all seeing, all knowing' God-like narrator
An aspect of grammar, referring to the way in which the words are ordered within a sentence
The rhyming of vowel sounds within two or more words
Using a verb in a way that emphasises the object of an action rather than the person or thing performing said action
Associations between words/phrases and ideas
Words that link sentences together
A group of words with linked or associated meanings
In drama, an extended speech heard only by the audience
Words that are considered as rude
The type of text read (Horror, Comedy, Romance)
The techniques used to link together different parts of the text
Intentional exaggeration
Features that interrupt the flow of someones speech, natural or unnaturalMy presentation
When words imitate the sounds they describe
A sentence that gives information or makes a statement
When words are shortened
A new word or phraseHastened repair = Quick fix
When elements are missing from a sentence
A sentence with only one clause
A sentence that gives a command or instruction
Saying the opposite of what is meant
The dictionary meaning of a word
A comparison that uses the words 'Like' or 'As'
An extended piece of speech by one person
When two or more words share a similar sound, at the beginning of the word(s)
Phonological aspects of speech, such as intonation, pitch or volume
Uses of speech to make it more powerful, i.e. When a question asked doesn't need an answer
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Small talk, speech with little or no meaning
A list that does not use conjunctions
A word that establishes a relationship between two objects
When something not human is described as if it were
When a reference is made to something earlier in the textAnal
A silent pause
The formally correct use of the English language
The repetition of 'S' 'C' 'SH' and 'Z' sounds
The omission of a sound or syllable
A word that gives information on a verb
An expressive sound such as a laugh
Words associated with a particular topic/field
When a speaker corrects themself during speech
Two simple sentences linked together with the use on a conjunction
A short and to the point sentenceMiss Thomas' word
A poem of 14 lnes with a rhythm based on Iambic Pentameter
A character created by the author to act as narratorSweaty Nick
Unrhymed poetry based on Iambic Pentameter
A word that describes a noun
A doing word
A word or phrase with no significant worth within speech
An emphatic sentence, usually ending in an exclamation mark
A secondary clause within a sentence
Using your word order to highlight part of a sentence
Language intended to generate a personal response
When the audience can visualise what is being read
A word that takes the place of a noun
In poetry, when a line has 10 syllables and the emphasis is placed on all the even syllablesdum DE dum DE dum DE dum DE dum DE
A word that names an object, person or feeling
The accent associated with the upper class
When weather or natural elements are used to reflect moods or emotionsSammi's presentation
A word that increases or decreases the strength of another wordNot a post or pre modifier
When a word or expression is deemed as old
When parts of a sentence have a similar pattern or structure
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In poetry when a line carries onto the next wth no punctuation seperatingApparently French...
An adjective describing something as the 'most' of its kind, i.e. BIGGEST
The words and vocab used
A word or phrase placed before a word or phrase to give additional informationNot a post mod or intensifier
A sentence which has more than one clause
A question ended onto the end of a statement as to look for clarity
When speaking in this person, you would use nouns
The subject of conversation
When speaking in this person, you would use pronouns such as 'I' 'Me' 'We' and 'Us'
A list that uses conjunctions
The return to an earlier topic
An element in a sentence that usually indicates when, where or how something has happened
A word or phrase placed after a word or phrase to give additional informationNot a pre mod or intensifier
Words that indicate links or divisions between parts of discourseInsofar as
The way language is used by a particular individual/region
In speech, a change between an original idea, changing to a new idea
A humurous play on words'It's GRAPE to meet you...'
In conversation, a two part exchange
When a word or phrase has more than one possible meaning
In drama, when a character says something which has a humurous link with the audience
Words that relate specifically to time or placeDeborah's fave
When the subject of conversaton changes
When speaking in this person, you would use pronouns such as 'You' and 'Your'
When a reference is made to something that is to come within a textCatapult
A word with more than three syllables
Something significant within social class or background which affects speech
A verb placed in front of another verb that helps the second one
When words or ideas are directly opposte in meaningPencil presentation by Rosie
A pair of rhymed lines
The form of language appropriate to a specific situation
An adjective that makes a comparison
A comparison that is not literally true as it refers to something as if it were something else

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