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1

What effect does a humorous tone create

It creates a comic effect

2

What effect does an emotive tone create

It arouses feelings

3

What effect does an ironic tone create

Mock humorously / critically

4

What effect does a persuasive tone create

It tries to win over the reader. The writer is trying to get the reader to agree with them

5

What effect does a factual tone create

Impact information in a neutral, unemotional manner

6

Language questions

Word choice:
Quotation + COMMENT

Sentence Structure:
Type - Minor (no verb)
Length - Short, long
Punctuation - commas (,), semi-colons (;), colons (:), question mark (?), exclamation mark (!)
Pattern - Repetition, inversion

Imagery:
Just as..., so...

Tone

7

What effect does an informal tone create

It gets close to the reader

8

What effect does repetition have

Emphasises a particular point - could be building up to a climax

9

What effect does a list have

Emphasises number of items, climax adds to the impact of the final item, anti - climax used for humorous effect

10

Effect of minor sentence

Chatty, informal, dramatic

11

Effect of word order

Inversion emphasises importance

12

Effect of short sentences

Intensifies impact or drama
Dramatic, powerful

13

Effect of long sentence

Suggests length, complexity and boredom in the sense that it goes on and on