Persuasive Techniques

Persuasive techniques are language features used to influence the reader or viewer.  The slideshare embedded below includes a range of useful persuasive techniques with examples and effects. The importance of techniques is always in their effects. Techniques are tools used for a purpose. Always consider HOW they are influencing the reader or viewer.

 

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Sustainability Resources

Green Facts

National Geographic

Ecologic – Power House Museum

WWF

Footprint calculator

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Traveller’s Tale

Some of De Bry’s maps and engravings.

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Theodor de Bry after John White

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Here you can see the representation of a whale as significantly larger than the ships of the day.

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Painter of Antwerp

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Pieter Breughel, ‘Landscape with the fall of Icarus’

The myth of Daedalus and Icarus

 

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Wonder – Rosemary Dobson

Jan van Eyck’s Arnolfini Portrait

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A closer look…

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The parable of Lazarus and the rich man.

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Cortes – Hernando Cortes (1485-1547)

Discovering the Pole.

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Year 7 Poetry

A Poison Tree by William Blake

What is…the Sun? by Wes Magee

Nothing Gold Can Stay by Robert Frost

The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost

Australia by A. D. Hope

Ballad of the Totems by Oodgeroo Noonuccal

We Are Going by Oodgeroo Noonuccal

Sonnet XVIII by William Shakespeare

 

 

 

 

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Most Persuasive Words

 

 

Five Most Persuasive Words

 

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