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literary work of nonfiction written about a certain topic or subject; expresses ideas, persuades, informs
essay
tells true story
narrative;
gives info, discusses ideas, explains process
expository
presents author's thoughts on subject in an amusing way
humorous
breaks down large idea into small parts
analytical
seeks to convey impression about person, place, object, or ideas
descriptive
talk or address given to an audience impromptu or formally prepared
letter/speech
form of nonfiction which a writer tells life story of another person
biography
nonfiction, a person tells his or her own story
autobiography
intimate account of day to day life
diary
chronological log of day to day events
journal
correspondence from person to person
letter
recollections or memories that center around certain other persons or events
memoirs
autobiographical informations of matters that are normally held private
confession
intoduce speaker
introduction
Give award
Presentation Speech
accept award or tribute
Acceptance Speech
inspirational address
Keynote Speech
honors graduates
Commencement Speech
couplet at end comments other lines abab, cdcd, efef, gg
Shakespearean Sonnet
Italian (Petarchan) Sonnet
made of octect and sestet: octave is abbaabba-gives theme to poem and asks question
sestet-answers question, was invented in 13th century Italy before Shakespearean sonnet, named for Francisco Petarch
5 foot lines
pentameter
a foot with one unstressed syllable followed by a stressed
iamb