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5 Matching questions

  1. theme
  2. point of view
  3. biography
  4. subjective truth
  5. tone
  1. a relative position or angle from which a thing is seen or a question is considered
  2. b the feeling conveyed by the author's attitude toward his subject and by the particular way in which he writes about it
  3. c the idea, universal truth, or commentary on life or people emphasized by a literary work
  4. d The author incorporates personal experiences into his writing or projects into the narrative his personal disposition, judgments, values, and feelings.
  5. e an account of a person's life written by someone else

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an account of a person's life written by himself
  2. a general principle or conclusion which is drawn from an examination of details
  3. a term used in a discussion of style to identify the person or personality speaking in a literary work
  4. an authoritative and artistic (usually film) presentation which depicts the facts about an event or social, historical or cultural phenomenon
  5. records and presents topics of current interest to the public through news media; journalists present facts and describe situations without attempting to interpret them.

5 True/False questions

  1. 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.


  2. formal essaythe 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


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


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


  5. essayBias 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