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Modality, Emphasis and Metaphor

Miniclips

Different literary devices are used across multiple mediums, from television to books and blogs. Understanding what these devices are, where they are used and how they influence language is crucial for developing a student’s response to a text and skills in their own writing. With amusing examples and animations, this Miniclip briefly examines three techniques: modality; metaphor; and emphasis through repetition, positioning and short sentences.

Rating: E
Production Year: 2016
Duration: 6 min
Series: Miniclips
Printable Resources: Yes

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