Non-Fiction Writing by Seeger (Role of Author (Author's Purpose:…
Non-Fiction Writing by Seeger
Chronological: present details in time order.
"Lincoln arrived in New Salem in July 1831" page 415
Cause and Effect :shows the relationship among events
" Jackie Signed with the dodgers in 1946", "Something wonderful happened to baseball- the day Jackie Robinson joined the Dodgers. Page 396-397
Compare and contrast: shows the way in which two or more subjects are similar
Living during a war is something inhuman but living a regular life isn't . Page 352
Role of Author
Author's influence: Includes heritage , culture, and personal beliefs. example: The cellar is dark and ugly- page 353
Author's Style: the way the author puts ideas into words. example: Boom Bang Crash- page 352
Author's Mood: overall feeling. Example: War is something inhuman- page 352
Author's Purpose: reasons for writing.
entertain: to give or provide enjoyment. page 351
Inform: To give information.Page 379
Persuade: To convince. page 395
Types of details
anecdotes: short, entertaining stories. "There's going to be a bang, boom, crash translation:They're going to bomb Sarajevo" Page-352
Facts: a statement that can be proven." He stayed with his family through their first prairie winter."
Statistics: a fact or piece of data of numbers. "The Indian woods in the summer of 1818."
Opinion: a statement that expresses a person's judgement." War is something inhuman."
Justice at last influenced me to..
not to give up at something I like to play.
Jackie Robinson didn't give up base ball because he loved to play it.
He also didn't listen to anyone who was saying he should quit.
I think that it's cool that he didn't care what people said and kept getting better.