Lit. Terms 2

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Lit. Terms 2
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  1. The type of writing that explains and informs.
    expository writing
  2. The type of writing that tells a story.
    narrative writing
  3. The type of writing found most often in the workplace, dictionaries, how-to manuals, instructions et al.
    technical writing
  4. The author's perspective, or opinion on an issue or topic which may be stated or inferred.
    viewpoint
  5. A pattern nonfiction writers use to organize information by identifying a problem and then offering one or more possible solutions.
    problem/solution
  6. The central idea in a piece of writing, which can be stated or inferred.
    main idea
  7. A form of writing that points out similarities and differences between two things.
    compare/contrast
  8. Writing that attempts to prove something is true or convince a reader to adopt the same viewpoint as the writer.
    persuasive writing
  9. A relationship between two or more events in which one event brings about another.
    cause/effect

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