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Non-fiction Writing by Jack
The order which a series of things happen in.
Example: ...Seven days before she she died at the age of 34... Page 412
Example: The new sections of town... are being badly shelled... Here in the middle of town, where we live, it's different. Its quiet...
Definition: Shows the ways in which two or more subjects are similar or different
Definition: Shows the relationship among events.
Example: Cause:Americans of all races had died for their country. Black men were still not allowed to play in the majors...
Effect: Branch Rickey thought it was wrong...
"Water" is an essay everyone should read because it shows you that she threw a doll across the room in frustration and we need to know how hard it must have been for her. We also need to know that she was very strong and brave. Next we should know that her dad was considering putting her in an asylum and how bad asylums are. Finally we need to know that even though she was blind and deaf she still went to college and was accomplished.
Types of Details
Anecdote quotes: For 25 cents a day, the boy dug wells, built pig pens, split fence rails, felled trees. "My how he could chop exclaimed a friend... pg. 413
Anecdote Definition: A short entertaining story. :
Fact Quotes: In 1834, Lincoln ran for state legislator for the third time...pg. 419
Fact definition: Something that is true.
Statistics Quotes: In his first season in the Negro Leagues he hit .387... pg.396
Statistics definition: A fact that includes a number
Opinion Quotes...No matter yet through it all he never retaliated...
Opinion definition: Something you believe.
Role Of Author
Author's purpose: Their reason for writing a general purpose.
"I wanted to have one place where I could put my memories." Zlata Filipovic said that explaining why she made her diary
Author's style: The way he/she puts ideas into words
Zlata Filipovic's style is kind of
informal because she has a lot of onomatopoeias.
Author's influence: includes heritage, culture, and personal belief.
Patricia Mckissack said, "I write because there's no need to have books for by, and about the African American experience and how we helped to develop this country."
Author's mood; Overall feeling created by the essay or article.
In Preserving a Great American Symbol he is playful and kind of silly.
Persuasive: Is meant to persuade the reader or listener to adopt a particular point of view or take a particular course of action.
Persuasive writing was used in Preserving a Great American Symbol when he said,"Are we willing to hear the crack of a bat replaced by a dinky ping? Are we ready to see the Louisville Slugger replaced by an aluminum dinger? Is nothing sacred?"
Inform: Something that you tell someone that is true
In Justice at Last they said,"It was 1945 and World War 2 had ended.
Entertain: To do/say something funny and has a humorous twist to it.
In Preserving a Great American Symbol Robert said," What will be next? Teflon Balls? Radar enhanced-gloves," he said that to be funny.
Reflect: To look back on something.
In the essay Water Helen looks back on the first time she learned that words had names.