exam prep Essay example

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QUESTION WILL ALWAYS
INCLUDE
• Transcript- a conversation written down – a transcript has no audience and no genre out of the people in the specific genre.
There is also no outer purpose but the inner purpose known as a schema is the purpose of the conversation and what affect his creates on the speakers.
• Script known as a play- consists of dialogue between characters, or a monologue if the character is speaking to the specific audience. They also include stage directions to instruct actors and describe actions taken in a seen
• Speech is very important within this enabling the audience to understand.
• Audience- fans of the writer and genre
• Purpose- entertain
• Prose: fiction novels and short stories, running structure, no subsections, charts, lists and usually no illustrations. Begin and definite ending. Narrative told from A POINT OF VIEW.
• Audience: fans of the writer and genre
• Purpose: entertain
• Poetry: vary in content, structure and style, narrative stories ad can be preformed, others explore emotional issues, , line length changes, can rhyme, traditional forms of sonnet – fourteen lines, strict rhyme and specific structure limerick-five lines
• Audience ad purpose the same to entertain.

PROSODIC FEATURES IN
PRAGMATICS
Pragmatics- how language is used in social situations- context shut the door- superior/ authority
Can we shut the window – can you rhetorical/ suggestion
Do you mind closing the window – inferior/formal setting/stranger
Prosodic features are- putting connected sounds together with the correct type of speech to emphasise on the meaning or the situation or authority.

ALL FICTIONAL TEXTS USE
Narrative voice
-first person narrator- tells the reader directly about their feelings and experiences-viewed through the characters eyes.
-a third person narrator- tells the story from a detached view point, as a voice separate from the characters.
- A third-person omniscient narrator lets the reader see into the minds and…