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Content description VCELT440

English / Level 9 / Literature / Examining literature
Content description
Interpret and analyse language choices, including sentence patterns, dialogue, imagery and other language features, in short stories, literary essays and plays
Elaborations
  1. identifying examples of language devices in a range of poems, ballads or poetic extracts, and considering how their use adds to meaning and may also influence the emotional responses of listeners or readers, in varying ways
  2. exploring how language devices look or sound in written or spoken texts, how they can be identified, purposes they serve and what effect they might have on how the audience responds
  3. taking a particular area of study, a topic or theme and examining how different authors make use of devices like myth, icons and imagery in their work
Code
VCELT440
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