NCEA Unfamiliar Text

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NCEA Unfamiliar Text
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  1. a question asked for an effect, not actually requiring an answer
    Rhetorical Question
  2. An over-exaggeration
    Hyperbole
  3. A direct comparison for effect
    Metaphor
  4. A comparison using like or as
    Simile
  5. A play on words based on a word that has one sound but two meanings
    Pun
  6. A command prompting an action.
    Imperative
  7. Language used to manipulate the way an audience feels
    Emotive language
  8. A sentence or phrase taken from a well-known source. Used due to familiarity purposes.
    Quotation
  9. Use of personal prounouns to make the audience feel part of a group.
    Inclusive language
  10. A phrase that has been over-used, it has now lost its original meaning, effectiveness
    Cliche
  11. Short - traditional saying with an underlying moral or message.
    Proverb
  12. repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of a group of words.
    Alliteration
  13. Repetition of vowel sounds at the end of consecutive words
    Assonance
  14. An indirect reference to a well-known person, story, idea, event.
    Allusion
  15. Repeating a key word or idea for emphasis
    Repetition
  16. A brief story told to illustrate a point or catch reader's attention
    Anecdote
  17. A describing word
    Adjective
  18. A word that is written the way it sounds
    Onomatopoeia
  19. Informal language gives a sense of familiarity or informality
    Colloquial Language
  20. Words that are specific to a certain topic or field
    Jargon
  21. When offensive or harsh word is replaced with more acceptable language
    Euphemism
  22. A list of associated ideas or things
    Listing
  23. Specific factual figures regarding a relevant topic
    Statistics
  24. When inanimate objects are given human qualities
    Personification
  25. Another name for a verse
    Stanza
  26. The beat of a line caused by stressed and unstressed syllables
    Rhythm
  27. A naming word
    Noun
  28. an action or doing word
    Verb
  29. A word that describes a verb
    Adverb
  30. The mood or feeling of a piece of writing.
    Tone
  31. Using more formal words to help create a formal tone in a piece of writing or in a speech.
    Formal language
  32. Very informal language used to identify with a particular sub-culture.
    Slang
  33. Using words that have a strong appeal to one or more of the sense.
    Sensory
  34. A metaphor that is developed throughout the writing.
    Extended metaphor
  35. Adjectives that indicate the highest degree of something.
    Superlative
  36. The way in which something is written. Eg) First person, second person, third person narration.
    Narrative voice
  37. Placing contrasting terms or ideas together to give balance.
    Antithesis
  38. A fixed mental impression that everyone can relate to.
    Stereotype
  39. Sentences that are short and incomplete. Often give a text an informal tone.
    Minor sentences
  40. When a writer knows their audience and will appeal to them so that they come across very popular.
    Audience appeal
  41. Shortening of words in informal speech and writing. Cannot is shortened to can't
    Contractions
  42. is the emotional association which many words have and they mean different things to different people.
    Connotation
  43. The deliberate use of an understatement for effect.
    Litotes
  44. The ends of words have the same sound. Usually at the ends of the lines
    Rhyme
  45. A newly invented word
    Neologism 
  46. Unkind humour directed against what the writer doesn't like. Often saying the opposite of what is actually meant
    Sarcasm 
  47. Saying the opposite of what you mean
    Irony

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