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1

Short sentence

IMPACT+ which idea is being emphasized. Can create tension

Eg. This was it.

2

Short paragraph

IMPACT+ which idea is being emphasized.

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Eg. Bungee- jumping is terrifying

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3

Exclamation mark

EMPHASIS/CREATE TONE+ relate to question. Conveys emotions such as excitement or shock

Eg. I’m getting a puppy!

4

Colon

INTRODUCTION of list,quote, or explanation +what is the list/quote etc.

Eg. This is what I like about him: he has a great smile, he dresses well and he has nice hair.

5

Semi-colon

LINKS TWO RELATED/TWO OPPOSITE SENTENCES (ANTITHESIS) + what ideas are being linked?

Eg. She liked hockey; she hated swimming.

6

Single dash

EXPANSION+ which idea is being expanded on.

Eg. I really like chocolate-I like the way it melts in my mouth.

7

Parenthesis

INCLUDE EXTRA INFORMATION/CREATES TONE+ which idea/tone it is.

Eg. I said I liked it (I didn’t really).
Eg. I like warmth, I like ice cream and I love Christmas
Eg. Dash

8

Rhetorical question

PERSUASION/INVOLVING THE READER+ link to the question.


Eg. I didn’t see it coming... did you?

9

Repetition

EMPHASIS+ which IDEA is being emphasized.

Eg. I really,really,really wanted a pet.

10

Climatic

BUILDS UP TO CLIMAX+ what the climatic idea IS.


Eg. And then.. then it came

11

Inversion

TO EMPHASIZE THE WORD THAT IS OUT OF ORDER+ make clear what the point being emphasized IS.


Eg. Much to learn you still have. - Yoda

12

Ellipsis

To create tension or a dramatic effect; to indicate an unfinished sentence.

Eg. To be continued...

13

Listings

To EMPHASIZE NUMBER OR VARIETY of items in the list.

Eg. I play the flute, the piano and the guitar.