Features of the Language of Argument

A lot of the features of argument are similar to the language of persuasion but with one difference; the language of argument appeals to a person’s sense of logic as opposed to their emotion. The language of argument will attempt to use statistics and facts instead of emotion. Rhetorical Questions: Rhetorical questions force the readerContinue reading “Features of the Language of Argument”

Features of the Language of Persuasion

In Question (iii) of the Comprehension Question A you will usually be asked about the style that was employed by the writer. If you are asked how the writer used the language of persuasion effectively in the text, you need to be able to identify the features of this type of language and find examplesContinue reading “Features of the Language of Persuasion”

Comprehension Question A Tips

This question is generally split into three separate questions that add up to 50 marks. (Covid changes brought this to 40) Question (i) The first question in the comprehension is generally a 15 mark question on the material you have just read. Example: Outline, in your own words, three of the challenges Bono issued toContinue reading “Comprehension Question A Tips”

The Language of Narration

In Comprehension Question A, you might be asked to read an extract from a novel or short story. In the last question, you may be asked to highlight the elements of the language of narration or you may be asked to explain why you thought it was an engaging piece of work. Either way, theContinue reading “The Language of Narration”

Features of the Language of Argument

A lot of the features of argument are similar to the language of persuasion but with one difference; the language of argument appeals to a person’s sense of logic as opposed to their emotion. The language of argument will attempt to use statistics and facts instead of emotion. Rhetorical Questions: Rhetorical questions force the readerContinue reading “Features of the Language of Argument”

The Language of Persuasion

In Question (iii) of the Comprehension Question A you will usually be asked about the style that was employed by the writer. If you are asked how the writer used the language of persuasion effectively in the text, you need to be able to identify the features of this type of language and find examplesContinue reading “The Language of Persuasion”

Features of the Language of Persuasion

Rhetorical Questions: Rhetorical questions force the reader or the listener to think about the question being posed and often forces them to think about their own actions or views. Example: Do we think that it is acceptable that in 2021 a child could die because they are hungry? Emotive Language: Using graphic imagery to changeContinue reading “Features of the Language of Persuasion”

2014 Exam Question on Yeats

Yeats uses evocative language to create poetry that includes both personal reflection and public commentary. Discuss this statement, supporting your answer with reference to both the themes and language found in the poetry of W.B. Yeats. W.B. Yeats is one of Ireland’s most cherished poets and is known throughout the literary world for his evocativeContinue reading “2014 Exam Question on Yeats”

Episode III-Final Goodbye to S.B.

The scene begins with S.B. in the scullery making a cup of tea and it is clear that he is unable to sleep. As he goes to sit down, he touches Gar’s coat that sits on the top of his case and he glances towards his room door. This highlights the emotional side of S.B.Continue reading “Episode III-Final Goodbye to S.B.”