style models english language coursework
The creating of texts does not happen in a cultural vacuum. The audience already has expectations. 21st century readers are used to characters who speak in the first person – in novels and stories, but also in advertisements. We expect to see the speaker (at least at first) on a news broadcast, but in a documentary we are comfortable with hearing the voice of an unseen presenter or commentator. In an advertisement we are used to a voiceover, and do not expect to see a speaker. On the other hand, if a TV advertisement has some of the conventions of drama, we may see a character who speaks.
can learn to do it well (or at least better). This is why a key part of our process is to find a suitable style model.
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I’ve tried searching the internet unsuccessfully so far so I really hope someone can offer me some example.
As you already know the choice of style came from 3 categories, highlighted below. As a class we looked at various examples and practised analysing texts.
Below you will find some useful reference points for your coursework, the Original piece and the Commentary criteria is below to help shape some of your drafting and editing.