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written by the editor or a newspaper expresses view of editor on an issue usually short and persuasive
First person report of an individual who witnesses an important or significant event
a narrative meant to teach a lesson in which the characters are sometimes animal representatives especially if used for satirical purposes
factual account of an event or period in time. A historical commentary is one persons point of view of the event, based on research, fact or observation
an analysis of a work past a simple review, investigates aspects of the work ex irony, symbolism or literary theories etc
personal narrative that reflects upon ones whole life experiences less chronological and encompassing than an autobiography
one voice, usually first person, narrates a train of thought or consciousness on one topic, typically spoken
generally a one celled comic, primarily satire, hopes to point out inadequacies or corruption in the political sphere.
gives the writers informed opinions about the quality of literary work, movies or other criteria, aka critics
seeks to improve society by showing faults through irony and humor, either friendly or sharp-edged
various subgenres (satire, essay, speech, etc.) meant to criticize social trends, philosophies, standards etc.
travelogue/ Place essay
the setting provides the basis for the writing; the author recognizes something significant in the setting
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