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5 Matching questions

  1. formal essay
  2. tone
  3. biography
  4. documentary
  5. bias
  1. a 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
  2. b a relatively impersonal essay in which the author writes as an authority and expounds on the subject in an orderly way
  3. c the feeling conveyed by the author's attitude toward his subject and by the particular way in which he writes about it
  4. d an account of a person's life written by someone else
  5. e an authoritative and artistic (usually film) presentation which depicts the facts about an event or social, historical or cultural phenomenon

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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. The author incorporates personal experiences into his writing or projects into the narrative his personal disposition, judgments, values, and feelings.
  3. 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?"
  4. an account of a person's life written by himself
  5. The author presents situations or the characters' thoughts, feelings, and actions in a detached, noncommittal manner

5 True/False questions

  1. expolitionwriting intended to make clear or explain something which might otherwise be difficult to understand


  2. essaya personal, daily account of an individual's experiences and feelings


  3. memoirTaken 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.


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


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


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