Presentation on theme: "A category or type of literature. Genre Fiction – writing about imaginary events Non-fiction – writing about real events Dialogue Figurative Language."— Presentation transcript:
Genre Fiction – writing about imaginary events Non-fiction – writing about real events Dialogue Figurative Language Imagery Action Plot Arc Offers unique style and tone May offer themes Presents information Generally objective Quality of writing not as important
Writing about true events that uses literary elements usually associated with fiction. DialogueFigurative LanguageFirst-Person Narrators ImageryUnique Style Character DevelopmentPossible ThemesDistinct Tone Examples of Literary Non-Fiction Travel Writing Nature Writing Personal Essays Biography and Autobiography Memoirs
The author’s attitude toward his/her subject, characters, or audience. More easily identified in speaking than in text When reading, use tools such as: Word choice Sentence length Imagery
“The History of Christmas Elves” and excerpt from “Holidays on Ice” Which piece is more informative and which is more literary? Why? Discuss some qualities from the more creative piece that fit it into the genre of “literary non- fiction”? How would you describe the tone of each piece? (Use one word) Explain your choice with ideas from the texts.
A narrative composed from personal experiences (similar to autobiographical writing)