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Lists

Shows the variety and amount of something

2

Short sentences

Dramatic impact

3

Reader flattery

Persuades the reader by flattering them

"Any INTELLIGENT PERSON must know..."

4

Personal pronouns

Involves reader

5

Emotive language

Shows how important the topic is

6

Commands

"Think about it"

7

Imagery

Similes, metaphors, personification

Shows what the topic can be referred to

8

Statistics/facts

To shock you

9

Rhetorical questions

To make you think

10

Exclamations

To show the importance

11

Opinion as fact

To show the writer is right

12

Question and answer

Asks a question to make you think and give you an answer

13

Repetition

Emphasises the importance of the situation

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Imagery formula

A is being compared to B
B is literally.....
This suggests that A....