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Noun -A historical account written from personal knowledge. -A written account of one's memory of certain events or people.
Memoir vs. Autobiography It is the personal experiences of the author involving certain events or people rather than the entirety of their lives documented on the page
Ernest Hemingway was challenged to write a novel in 6 words. He took on this challenge and what he developed was: For sale: baby shoes, never worn. - Many people have since tried this genre of writing and it has become a phenomena
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Good life: hot tea, best friend. Never look back...be here, NOW Ginger ale can cure any problem. Why laugh? To stop the tears!
Brainstorm 3 six-word memoirs. Pick your favourite. Complete the worksheet with you chosen memoir. Due: Friday March 22 nd, 2013.