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  • TRUTH

    is that which conforms to fact and reality. Truth may be either objective or subjective depending upon the person's point of view.

    OBJECTIVE TRUTH

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

    SUBJECTIVE TRUTH

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

    BIAS

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

    EXPOSITION

    writing intended to make clear or explain something which might otherwise be difficult to understand

    POINT OF VIEW

    relative position or angle from which a thing is seen or a question is considered

    VOICE

    a term used in a discussion of style to identify the person or personality speaking in a literary work

    ANALOGY

    a 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

    GENERALIZATION

    a general principle or conclusion which is drawn from an examination of details

    AUTOBIOGRAPHY

    an account of a person's life written by himself

    BIOGRAPHY

    an account of a person's life written by someone else

    DIARY

    a personal, daily account of an individual's experiences and feelings

    DOCUMENTARY

    an authoritative and artistic (usually film) presentation which depicts the facts about an event or social, historical or cultural phenomenon

    ESSAY

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

    FORMAL ESSAY

    a relatively impersonal essay in which the author writes as an authority and expounds on the subject in an orderly way

    PERSONAL ESSAY

    the 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

    HISTORY

    a recording of past events, persons and places

    JOURNAL

    a record of experiences, ideas, or reflections kept regularly for private use

    JOURNALISM

    records and presents topics of current interest to the public through news media; journalists present facts and describe situations without attempting to interpret them.

    NEWS STORY

    It 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?"

    EDITORIAL

    an article in a newspaper or magazine that gives the editor's or author's point of view.

    MEMOIR

    Taken 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.

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