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English Advanced Techniques Notes

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These notes provide a general glossary of techniques (including sufficient descriptions) that can be utilised in English Advanced essays. These notes should be employed as a starting point when attempting to analyse a text.

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English Advanced Techniques Notes
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Linguistics Rhetoric Academia Culture Semantics Figure of speech Metaphor Literal and figurative language Like Meaning Language Slang
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Linguistics Rhetoric Academia Culture Semantics Figure of speech Metaphor Literal and figurative language Like Meaning Language Slang
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haracters • Usually told to teach Analogy: • A comparison showing the things that are the sae between two things, people or situations • An Extended metaphor or simile Ambiguity: • When there is more than one possible meaning Alliteration: • Repetition of a vowel sound in words with close connection Assonance: • Repetition of a vowel sound in words with close connection Antithesis: • The opposite or contrast • Involves the balancing of one point of view against another Appropriation: • Taking over or possessing something for personal use • We ‘lift’ material from a certain source and we can transform it Cliché: • A phrase or expression which was once novel, vivid and exciting but which has been so overused that it...
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