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5 Matching questions

  1. tone
  2. documentary
  3. journal
  4. generalization
  5. truth
  1. a that which conforms to fact and reality. Truth may be either objective or subjective depending upon the person's point of view
  2. b an authoritative and artistic (usually film) presentation which depicts the facts about an event or social, historical or cultural phenomenon
  3. c a record of experiences, ideas, or reflections kept regularly for private use
  4. d the feeling conveyed by the author's attitude toward his subject and by the particular way in which he writes about it
  5. e a general principle or conclusion which is drawn from an examination of details

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an article in a newspaper or magazine that gives the editor's or author's point of view.
  2. 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. recording of past events, persons and places
  4. a relatively impersonal essay in which the author writes as an authority and expounds on the subject in an orderly way
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

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

          

  3. biographyan account of a person's life written by himself

          

  4. journalismrecords and presents topics of current interest to the public through news media; journalists present facts and describe situations without attempting to interpret them.

          

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