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  1. GENERALIZATIONa general principle or conclusion which is drawn from an examination of details

          

  2. FORMAL ESSAYthe author assumes a tone of intimacy with his audience, tends to deal with everyday things rather than with public affairs or specialized topics, and writes in a relaxed, self-revelatory, and often whimsical fashion

          

  3. AUTOBIOGRAPHYan account of a person's life written by someone else

          

  4. PERSONAL ESSAYa relatively impersonal essay in which the author writes as an authority and expounds on the subject in an orderly way

          

  5. JOURNALa record of experiences, ideas, or reflections kept regularly for private use

          

  6. NEWS STORYIt is a factual recording of current events, persons and places and appears in the newspaper or magazine; it answers the questions, "Who? What? When? Why? Where? How?"

          

  7. EXPOSITIONwriting intended to make clear or explain something which might otherwise be difficult to understand

          

  8. BIASoccurs when an author prejudices the audience in favor of one side of an issue by not covering the topic fairly.

          

  9. BIOGRAPHYan account of a person's life written by someone else

          

  10. DIARYoccurs when an author prejudices the audience in favor of one side of an issue by not covering the topic fairly.

          

  11. SUBJECTIVE TRUTHThe author incorporates personal experiences into his writing or projects into the narrative his personal disposition, judgments, values, and feelings.

          

  12. JOURNALISMa record of experiences, ideas, or reflections kept regularly for private use

          

  13. ANALOGYa comparison of two or more similar objects which suggests that if they are alike in certain respects, they will probably be alike in other ways as well

          

  14. ESSAYa fairly short nonfiction selection in which the author expresses his thoughts and feelings on any subject he chooses to discuss

          

  15. HISTORYa personal, daily account of an individual's experiences and feelings

          

  16. OBJECTIVE TRUTHThe author presents situations or the characters' thoughts, feelings, and actions in a detached, noncommittal manner.

          

  17. EDITORIALa record of experiences, ideas, or reflections kept regularly for private use

          

  18. POINT OF VIEWrelative position or angle from which a thing is seen or a question is considered

          

  19. DOCUMENTARYa record of experiences, ideas, or reflections kept regularly for private use

          

  20. VOICEoccurs when an author prejudices the audience in favor of one side of an issue by not covering the topic fairly.

          

  21. TRUTHa personal, daily account of an individual's experiences and feelings

          

  22. MEMOIRTaken from a private diary or journal, it is the day-to-day record of events in a person's life, written for personal use and pleasure. It tells of the people and events that the author has known or witnessed.