What is tone?

What is tone? How and why would you use it? Bitesize explains with examples from ‘My Rival's House by Liz Lochhead.

What is word choice?

What is word choice? How and why would you use it? Bitesize explains with examples from ‘The Circle' by Don Paterson.

What is a metaphor?

What is a metaphor? How and why would you use it? Bitesize explains with examples from ‘Valentine’ by Carol Ann Duffy.

What is a simile?

What is a simile? How and why would you use one? Bitesize explains with examples from ‘George Square’ by Jackie Kay.

What is alliteration?

What is alliteration? How and why would you use it? Bitesize explains with examples from 'My Rival's House' by Liz Lochhead.

What is onomatopoeia?

What is onomatopoeia? How and why would you use it? Bitesize explains with examples from ‘In the Snack Bar’ by Edwin Morgan.

What is personification

What is personification? How and why would you use it? Bitesize explains with examples from ‘Home’ by Iain Crichton Smith.

What is a rhetorical question?

What is a rhetorical question? How and why would you use one? Bitesize explains with examples from ‘The Crucible' by Arthur Miller.

What are lists?

What are lists? How and why would you use them? Bitesize explains with examples from ‘Old Tongue’ by Jackie Kay.

What is repetition?

What is repetition? How and why would you use it? Bitesize explains with examples from ‘Visiting Hour’ by Norman MacCaig.

What are full stops and commas?

What are full stops and commas? How and why would you use them? Bitesize explains with examples from ‘Originally’ by Carol Ann Duffy.

What are question and exclamation marks?

What are question and exclamation marks? How and why would you use them? Bitesize explains with examples from ‘Old Tongue’ by Jackie Kay.

What are colons and semicolons?

What are colons and semicolons? How and why would you use them? Bitesize explains with examples from ‘Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde’ by Robert Louis Stevenson.

What is parenthesis?

What is parenthesis? How and why would you use it? Bitesize explains with examples from ‘The Bargain’ by Liz Lochhead.

What is hyperbole?

What is hyperbole? How and why would you use it? Bitesize explains with examples from ‘Sounds of the Day’ by Norman MacCaig.

What is a minor sentence?

What is a minor sentence? How and why would you use it? Bitesize explains with examples from ‘In Mrs Tilscher's Class’ by Carol Ann Duffy.

What are inversion and syntax?

What are inversion and syntax? How and why would you use them? Bitesize explains with examples from ‘Sounds of the Day’ by Norman MacCaig.