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P.A.R.T.S

Persuasive
Attention
Rhetorical Question
Technique
Statistics

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G.A.P.S

Genre
Audience
Purpose
Style

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Why do you use statistics in persuasive writing?

The reason statistics are used is becasue they are used to prove a point and also to show a fact. An example of this is 70% of the world is covered in water.

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Why are rhetorical questions used in persuasive writing?

The reason rhetorical questions are used is because the reader is trying to make the audience think about whatever the topic is about and what they are doing about it.

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Opinion

A personal viewpoint often presented as if fact.

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Personal pronouns

‘I’, ‘you’ and ‘we’

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Triples or groups of three

three points to support an argument.

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Emotive language

vocabulary to make the audience/reader feel a particular emotion.

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Statistics and figures

factual data used in a persuasive way.

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Rhetorical question

a question which implies its own answer or makes the audience think.

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Imperative verbs

a sentence that gives an order or command within your speech

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Personal Opinions

You should show personal opinions in your writing as it shows you are confident in what you are saying

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Hyperbole

Hyperbole is used to exaggerate the words you are speaking so that the audience take in the seriousness of your persuasion.

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Summary

In a persuasive piece the summary sums up everything that you have said and should end with a strong powerful sentence

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Direct Address

This is used to engage the reader in a speech and make obvious as if you were talking to them.

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Opening a formal letter

Opening: Dear, Mr/Mrs/Ms/Miss/Sir

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Closing a formal Letter

Closing: Yours, sincerely/Faithfully

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Formal letter

A formal letter is when you are writing using sophisticated vocabulary, with the correct punctuation to present your argument.

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Informal Letter

Slang, friendly, wrong vocabulary

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Repitition

Repition is used to over exaggerate your point in the persuasive writing.