Nonfiction

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kalynne_hafer
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Nonfiction
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2012-02-04 17:12:34
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For Ms. Hite's 10th grade English class.
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  1. Nonfiction
    A literary work in which the content is based on fact. It is not made up or imaginary. It is not fiction.
  2. Anecdote
    A short, often amusing, story that helps personalize the writer's arguement.
  3. Autobiography
    A piece of writing that a person writes about his or her own life. They are written using words like "I," "me," "us," and "we."
  4. Biography
    An account of a person's life written, composed, or produced by another person.
  5. Diary
    A written account of events or circumstances in a person's life where each entry is dated.
  6. Journal
    A written account of events or circumstances in a person's life that may include a person's thoughts or feelings. It is likely to be a continuous log of each days events.
  7. Essay
    A relatively short literary composition in prose on a single subject, usually presenting the personal view of the authhor.
  8. Speech
    A form of writing that is meant to be spoken to an audience. it is centered around a particular topic or theme and is often used to persuade, encourage, or educate.

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