Nonfiction books - A Description of a Great Genre

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Nonfiction books - A Description of a Great Genre

  1. 1. Nonfiction Books …your friend in time of need
  2. 2. Characteristics of Nonfiction • How does Nonfiction differ from Fiction?
  3. 3. Fiction vs. Nonfiction • Nonfiction is narrated or told from the Author’s Perspective
  4. 4. Author’s Perspective • Nonfiction has a specific tone that reflects the writer’s attitude toward a subject.
  5. 5. Characteristics of Nonfiction • Nonfiction reflects a writer’s purpose, or reason for writing. • Writer’s Purpose: –To explain –To persuade –To entertain
  6. 6. Types of Nonfiction
  7. 7. Biography
  8. 8. Autobiography
  9. 9. Letter
  10. 10. Journal/Diary
  11. 11. Essay
  12. 12. Informational Texts
  13. 13. Speeches
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