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Emotive Language: Definition, Effects & Examples

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Emotive language describes words and phrases meant to evoke…

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1. Which term represents the use of a word or phrase solely by its lexical definition?

2. A word's 'lexical definition' is referred to as its…

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Emotive language is an important concept in the art of persuasion. This quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of its purpose and the meaning of a lexical definition.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the definitions and effects of:

  • Emotive language
  • Connotation
  • Lexical definitions

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define important terms, such as emotive language
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as a lexical definition and the connotation of a word
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the effects of emotive language

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Emotive Language: Definition, Effects & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define emotive language
  • Explain lexical definition
  • Define connotation
  • Understand the effects of emotive language
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