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5 Matching Questions

  1. voice
  2. journalism
  3. objective truth
  4. bias
  5. analogy
  1. a records and presents topics of current interest to the public through news media; journalists present facts and describe situations without attempting to interpret them.
  2. b a term used in a discussion of style to identify the person or personality speaking in a literary work
  3. c The author presents situations or the characters' thoughts, feelings, and actions in a detached, noncommittal manner
  4. d Bias occurs when an author prejudices the audience in favor of one side of an issue by not covering the topic fairly. Bias should be avoided in nonfiction writing
  5. e a comparison of two or more similar objects which suggests that if they are alike in certain respects, they will probably be alike in other ways as well

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a relatively impersonal essay in which the author writes as an authority and expounds on the subject in an orderly way
  2. the feeling conveyed by the author's attitude toward his subject and by the particular way in which he writes about it
  3. an account of a person's life written by someone else
  4. writing intended to make clear or explain something which might otherwise be difficult to understand
  5. a fairly short nonfiction selection in which the author expresses his thoughts and feelings on any subject he chooses to discuss

5 True/False Questions

  1. autobiographyan account of a person's life written by someone else

          

  2. diaryBias occurs when an author prejudices the audience in favor of one side of an issue by not covering the topic fairly. Bias should be avoided in nonfiction writing

          

  3. editorialan article in a newspaper or magazine that gives the editor's or author's point of view.

          

  4. memoirthe feeling conveyed by the author's attitude toward his subject and by the particular way in which he writes about it

          

  5. news storyIt is a factual recording of current events, persons and places and appears in the newspaper or magazine; it answers the questions, "Who? What? When? Why? Where? How?"

          

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