Writing with a purpose of convincing you to believe, think, or do something that the author feels strongly about.
When a writer expresses a particular preference or point of view that is personal, rather than scientific. A prejudiced view.
Restating a passage in your own words while retaining the thoughts of the author.
To capture the most important parts/ information of the text, but express them in a much shorter # of words.
A form of nonfiction in which a writer tells the life story of another person.
The story of one's life written by himself.
example: advertising "tricks" used to try to sell you something.
a traditional story about gods, ancestors, or heroes, told to explain the natural world or the customs and beliefs of a society
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contemporary realistic fiction
modern made-up story that is realistic.