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

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