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What are the JACOASTMAPS techniques?

Juxtaposition
Alliteration
Colours
Oxymoron, onomatopoeia
Adjectives
Simile
Three
Metaphors
Adverbs
Personification
Senses

2

What is Juxtaposition?

Two words that contrast each other near each other in a text

3

What is an oxymoron?

Two contrasting words next to each other in a sentence

4

What are the SPARCH techniques? {used for accuracy}

Sentence lengths and structures, spelling
Paragraphs, punctuation
Ambitious vocabulary and punctuation used accurately
Register (tone, formality)
Connectives, capital letters
Homophones

5

What is a simple sentence?

A sentence consisting of only one clause, with a single subject and verb

6

What is a compound sentence?

A sentence with more than one subject or verb, and two clauses

7

What is a complex sentence?

A sentence containing a subordinate clause or clauses

8

What is a subordinate clause?

Dependant on the main clause (doesn't make a sentence on its own)

9

What is a lexical field?

Many words that are relevant to a particular subject
Eg) within the lexical field of death

10

When are semi colons used?

Semi colons are used between clauses which could stand alone, but which are closely related

11

What is a soliloquy?

When a character is talking to themselves and there is nobody else in the room

12

What is dramatic irony?

Dramatic irony is whee the audience knows or understands something that the characters on stage cannot

13

What does dystopian mean?

Set in the future, with harsh and inhumane behaviour