Nonfiction – factual prose writing about real people, places, and events.
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Nonfiction factual prose writing about real people, places, and events
Types of NonfictionI. Narrative NonfictionII. Informative Nonfiction
Narrative Nonfictiontells a story and commonly has characteristics of fiction, such as setting, characters, theme, and plot
Types of Narrative NonfictionBiographyAutobiographyMemoirNarrative Essay
BiographyBiography the account of a persons life written by someone other than the subject
AutobiographyAutobiography the story of a persons life written by that person
MemoirMemoir an account of an event or period in ones life emphasizing the narrators own experience of it
Narrative Essay factual writing that tells a story
II. Informative Nonfictionexplains a topic or promotes an opinion
Types of Informative NonfictionEssayFormal EssayInformal EssayPersonal EssaySpeeches
Informative EssayInformative Essay a short piece of nonfiction writing; the purpose of the essay is to communicate an idea or opinion.
Types of Informative EssaysFormal EssayInformal EssayPersonal Essay
Formal EssayFormal essay serious and impersonal
Informal EssayInformal essay entertains while it informs, usually in light, conversational style
Personal EssayPersonal essay an informal essay that makes personal references
short oral essay
Fiction or NonFictionIf NonFiction Which Type of NonFictionWhy did you put it in that category?What criteria did it meet?