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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. essay
  2. diary
  3. analogy
  4. theme
  5. memoir
  1. a a fairly short nonfiction selection in which the author expresses his thoughts and feelings on any subject he chooses to discuss
  2. b 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
  3. c a personal, daily account of an individual's experiences and feelings
  4. d Taken from a private diary or journal, it is the day-to-day record of events in a person's life, written for personal use and pleasure. It tells of the people and events that the author has known or witnessed.
  5. e the idea, universal truth, or commentary on life or people emphasized by a literary work

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. recording of past events, persons and places
  2. It 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?"
  3. an account of a person's life written by someone else
  4. 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. a relatively impersonal essay in which the author writes as an authority and expounds on the subject in an orderly way

5 True/False questions

  1. generalizationa general principle or conclusion which is drawn from an examination of details


  2. autobiographyan account of a person's life written by himself


  3. journalisma record of experiences, ideas, or reflections kept regularly for private use


  4. documentarya personal, daily account of an individual's experiences and feelings


  5. voicea term used in a discussion of style to identify the person or personality speaking in a literary work


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