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    • Characteristics of Non-Fiction Text
    • What is Non-Fiction?
      • Writing that deals with real events and people. Characters, settings, and
      • events must conform to what is true .
    • Can the story be modified by the author?
      • Story cannot be manipulated by the
      • writer’s imagination.
    • The some of the different types of non fiction texts are:
      • Autobiography
      • Biography
      • Essay
      • Oration or Speech
      • Diary
      • Newspaper stories
      • Magazine articles.
    • What is an autobiography?
      • A chronological , narrative account of the author’s life related to crucial historical events.
      • – Auto = self
      • – Graphia = writing
    • What does the author of an autobiography want to share?
      • The author offers a personal evaluation of actions and speculates on the significance of certain actions and events.
    • What is biography?
      • A biography is a story of another person’s life.
    • What is a biography based on?
      • The writer bases the report on
      • records of what the person
      • did and said .
      • – Bios = life
      • – Graphia = writing
    • What does the author of a biography want to share?
      • The author makes an honest effort to
      • interpret the life in order to offer a
      • unified impression of the character,
      • mind and personality of the subject.
    • What does the author of a biography focus on when writing?
      • The author focuses on the person’s
      • character, career , place in
      • history, and the uniqueness
      • of the character’s experience.
    • What is an essay?
      • A brief examination of a subject in
      • prose, usually expressing a
      • personal or limited view of
      • the topic.
    • What is an oration or speech?
      • A formal speech intended to
      • inspire some action. This type
      • of text is carefully prepared.
    • What is the greatest power of a speech?
      • A speech is delivered in an
      • impassioned manner, and carries
      • its greatest power in its
      • emotional appeal.
    • What is included in a diary?
      • A day by day record of a person’s activities or thoughts.
      • A diary is meant for the writer
      • alone.
    • What are the main purposes of Non-fiction?
      • • To entertain
      • • To inform
      • • To explain
      • • To persuade