Writing to persuade, argue and advise test questions

1

What is the term used to describe little stories that will be used to make the reader feel sympathy or to illustrate a point?

2

What is the term used to describe positive or negative words that are deliberately designed to make a reader have strong feelings?

3

What is the term used to describe a writer being very over the top?

4

What term is used to describe when a writer tries to make funny points, maybe even ridiculous ones, to help suggest he/she is right?

5

What is the term used to describe when a writer will use words such as, 'I' or 'we' or 'you' to seem to 'talk directly' to the reader?

6

What is the name for the types of questions that appear in writing that aren't dialogue?

7

What is the term used to describe numbers that show evidence for something and provide convincing information?

8

What is the term used to describe when a writer brings in some information from another person, sometimes an expert, or from another article and states directly what they have said?

9

What is the term used to describe where a writer will show the differences in viewpoints or idea: ie "Some people may think this, but that is ridiculous because..."?

10

What is the term used to when writers use three phrases or describing words in a row to emphasise a point, ie "it's great, it's brilliant, it's amazing!"