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English 9 Nonfiction First Semester Final
Terms in this set (15)
A brief examination of a subject in prose, usually expressing a personal or limited view of the topic.
Conveys events that actually happened to the writer
an essay that explains, informs, or presents information
a written composition in prose, usually nonfiction, on a specific topic, forming an independent part of a book or other publication, as a newspaper or magazine.
Attempts to convince reader to take a course of action or adopt the writer's position on an issue.
author describes events and feelings by including images and details showing how things look, sound, smell, taste, or feel (5 senses)
ability to express one's thoughts and emotions by speech sounds and gesture
Characteristics of nonfiction
events, places, and ideas that are real and not invented
(n.) a point of view or general standpoint from which different things are viewed, physically or mentally; the appearance to the eye of various objects at a given time, place, or distance
One's listener or readership; those to whom a speech or piece of writing is addressed.
conveys the writer's thoughts and feelings about a personal experience or an idea.
Attitudes and presuppositions of the author that are revealed by their linguistic choices (diction, syntax, rhetorical devices)
Arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted
the reason for the events in an authors creation
A combination of formatting characteristics such as alignment, font, font size, font color, fill color, and borders that are applied simultaneously.
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