Any tips for a language analysis piece? (VCE English)
This week on Friday, I have a SAC (School Assessed Curriculum) on Language Analysis. This entails reading a piece taken from a newspaper (e.g. letter to the editor, opinion piece or even a cartoon) and then writing a response (approx. 800-1200 words) in which we analyse language techniques the author has used to persaude his/her reader.
Having completed year 12 Media last year (and also having special interest in the field anyway) I feel quite capable of my ability to pick apart pieces and analyise their internal workings (language techniques and all the like). What I am not confident in, however, is my presentation of the piece. I lack the skills to write a formal 'language analysis'.
So, any tips or strategies for how this could be improved would be greatly appreciated.
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Thank you for the response, wordprof.
When you say 'quantify your observations', what exactly do you mean?
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