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That Clarkson Article!


The Jeremy Clarkson article we discussed in class is below:


Although this is not structured in a similar manner to your persuasive essay, it does utilise a number of key techniques which effectively characterise the speaker and get the point across in an entertaining manner. Have a look and try to find the following:

  • Repetition
  • Hyperbole
  • Humour
  • Imagery
  • Pun
  • Variation of sentence structure
  • Use of factual information
  • Listing
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