Non fiction vocabulary terms

givuvezi's version from 2016-03-15 14:18


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nonfictionprose writing that deals with real life people and events
moodatmosphere, emotion and climate
inferencedrawing a conclusion based on evidence and context
editorialan article that offers an opinion
denotationthe dictionary meaning of a word
connotationthe ideas associated with a word or phrase
biographyan account of a person's life written by another person
author's purposewhat the author intends: persuade, inform, entertain and describe
voicewriter's or speaker's distinct use of text
tonethe writer's attitude toward his subject or audience
themethe central idea revealed by a work
text structurethe organization of texts, including cause/effect, compare/contrast, etc.
stylea way of writing using certain characteristics
opiniona statement that cannot be proven
almanacan annual publication in calendar form with information