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Exploring Types of NonFiction
essays, articles, speeches and types of essays! Use Prentice Hall 9th grade text pp. 388-389
Terms in this set (13)
A literary piece that examines and discusses a focused topic, often inluding the writer's personal viewpoints.
This literary piece provides information about a topic, person, or event.
This literary piece, written to be read aloud, presents a topic and may persuade, inform, explain, or entertain.
The particular way in which a writer uses language. Style reflects the author's PERSONALITY!
The author's attitude toward both the subject and readers or listeners. When reading, this can be "heard" in the author's choice of words and details, and could be described with a single word such as playful, serious, personal, sarcastic.
The viewpoint or opinion an author expresses about the subject, either directly or indirectly.
This occurs when the writer makes a one-sided presentation(for example, by ignoring relevant facts or by using emotional language that unfairly sways readers' or listeners' feelings).
This is the author's reason for writing.
Tells a story of actual events or an individual's life experiences.
Creates an impression about a person, an object, or an experience by presenting physical details of sight, sound, smell, touch, or taste.
Provides information, discusses ideas, or explains a process.
Attempts to convince readers to take a specific course of action or adopt the writer's viewpoint.
Expresses the writer's thoughts and feelings in response to a personal experience or to an idea.
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