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nonfiction vocab

TermDefinition
Parallelism The use of components in a sentence that are grammatically the same; or similar in their construction, sound, meaning or meter
Nonfiction Factually accurate writing or text
Metaphor A comparison of two things by stating that one IS another
Simile A comparison of two unlike things where you do not claim one is the other
Memoir A factual story about a specific memory from one’s life
Autobiography An account of a person’s life written by that person
Flashback A scene in a movie, novel, etc., set in a time earlier than the main story
Nostalgia Longing for or missing the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal association
Voice The author's style, the quality that makes his or her writing unique
Narrative A story
Tone The attitude that the writers is trying to create in a piece of writing
Graphic features The visual elements of a text such as graphs, bolding, italics, etc.
Headings A word, phrase, or sentence at the beginning of a written passage that explains what it's about
Thesis The argument or claim of an essay
Bias prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group compared with another
Euphemism a mild or indirect word or expression substituted for one considered to be too harsh or blunt when referring to something unpleasant or embarrassing
Propaganda information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view.
Ex out
Micro small
Ante before
Anti against
Bi two
Circum around
Inter between
Intra within
Com together
Equi equal
Dyn power
In not
De down
Dis away
Post after
Sur over
Agog leader
Alter other
Chron time
Cracy rule
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