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Denotative

Literal or dictionary meaning

Connotative

Figurative or subjective

How does using language accurately help

Helps credibility, and there might be another word that captures your idea more precisely than another.

Credibility

Use more accurate pronunciation of a word.

Using a thesaurus

There might be a word that captures your ideas more precisely than another.

Use language clearly though

Use of familiar words, use concrete words.

How can I be more concise

Element clutter

3 types of imagery

Simile, abide clichés , and use good examples

Metaphor

Things that are different but have some thing in common.

4 types of rhythm

Parallelism, repetition, alteration, and antithesis.

Parallelism

Arrangement of a pair of related words, phases , or sentences

Repetition

Usually results in parallelism

Alliteration

Repeating the Initial consonant sound of close or adjoining words.

Antithesis

Opposition or contrast.

9 factors of attention

Proximity, Concrete, familiarity, conflict, novelty, movement, humor, suspense, And the vital.

Proximity

Referencing personal experience (drawing close at hand)

Reality/ Concrete

Making a personal reference.

Familiarity

Referencing something the audience is familiar with. (Frequency of our daily lives)


with. (Frequency of our daily lives)


with. (Frequency of our daily lives)

Conflict

A struggle between competing desires or actions.

Novelty

Size and contrast

Novelty of size

How big or how small something is in comparison

Novelty of contrast

Something that is so different then the surroundings

Movement/ activity

How the speech moves ( animation, visual aids . . .)

Humor

Using a story or joke.

Suspense

Telling a story were the climax is saved for the end.

The vital

Thing that effect peoples lives,health, reputation, property, or employment