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5 Matching questions

  1. memoir
  2. theme
  3. journalism
  4. formal essay
  5. autobiography
  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 the idea, universal truth, or commentary on life or people emphasized by a literary work
  3. c an account of a person's life written by himself
  4. d a relatively impersonal essay in which the author writes as an authority and expounds on the subject in an orderly way
  5. e 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. a term used in a discussion of style to identify the person or personality speaking in a literary work
  2. an account of a person's life written by someone else
  3. the author assumes a tone of intimacy with his audience, tends to deal with everyday things rather than with public affairs or specialized topics, and writes in a relaxed, self-revelatory, and often whimsical fashion
  4. an authoritative and artistic (usually film) presentation which depicts the facts about an event or social, historical or cultural phenomenon
  5. an article in a newspaper or magazine that gives the editor's or author's point of view.

5 True/False questions

  1. subjective truthThe author presents situations or the characters' thoughts, feelings, and actions in a detached, noncommittal manner


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


  3. analogya 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


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


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