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Flashcards in Persuasive writing Deck (12):
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Alliteration

A sequence of words in a phrase or sentence that start with the same letter.

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Emotive language

Making someone feel emotion to persuade them to listen to your point

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Group of three

A list of three words, phrases or sentences

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Direct address

Uses words such as, I, you or we to make the reader feel part of the conversation.

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Simile

Something that compares two things with words "like" or "as"

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rhetorical question

A question that doesn't need and answer but is there for people to think about it.

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Oxymoron

A phrase that has two opposite words put together to create effect.

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Anthropomorphism

Giving an object human features.

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Pathetic fallacy

This is making the weather relate to people's emotions

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Metaphor

Saying something is something.

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Hyperbole

This is over exaggerating

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Imperative command

Give instructions with a slight force