Text Analysing Persuasive Language

TLF ID M021334

This resource for students is a comprehensive explanation of how to analyse a persuasive article, from how to identify the contention and tone, to how persuasive techniques are used to position the reader. Techniques discussed, with examples, include the use of adjectives, adverbs, alliteration, appeals, anecdotes, everyday language, cliches, connotations, emotive words, exaggeration, evidence, expert opinion, inclusive language, imagery, logic, metaphors, puns, repetition, rhetorical questions, sarcasm, similes and tone. Three articles are included, with questions to help with their analysis, as well as a sample analysis essay



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Year level

8; 9; 10

Learning area
  • English

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  • Name: Brett Lamb
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  • © Brett Lamb. Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) licence https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/.