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Curriculum content descriptions

Investigate how evaluation can be expressed directly and indirectly using devices, for example allusion, evocative vocabulary and metaphor (ACELA1552)

Elaborations
  • comparing texts that use evaluative language in different ways – print advertisements, editorials, talkback radio and poetry – and identifying wordings that appraise things indirectly, through evocative language, similes and metaphors that direct the views of the readers in particular ways
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
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Figures of speech

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