Nonfiction literary terms
not influenced by personal feelings or opinions in considering and representing facts
A judge has to be objective while determining a fate of a case.
based on or influenced by personal feelings, tastes, or opinions .
A Critic has to be subjective because people look to them for their opinion.
The critic liked the food because of his past experiences and personal taste .
prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group compared with another
Example: If your brother ran for student government you would vote for him because you are related.
If my favorite soccer country team was playing in the final for the world cup I would root for them.
Believable / having a sound basis in logic or fact
Synonyms- believable, trust worthy fact
I had to be credible when I told my friend I would bring him a dollar when I owed him.
argument or reasoning put forward to oppose an idea or theory developed in another argument
Synonyms: challenge opposition Antonyms: agreement constent
My brother allways has a counterargument to whatever I say.
A mistaken belief, esp. one based on unsound argument
Synonym: elusion Antonyms: fact evidence
It is a fallacy that big foot is real
The general attitude of a piece of writing
Synonym sound quality, Emphasis Antonym unimportance.
Synonym: subject, topic
9.Point of view
a particular attitude or way of considering a matter
Synonyms: Angle Outlook perspective
attempt to persuade the reader through and appeal to emotions,
morals, or values
Synonyms: heartbreaking tear jerker
Attempt to persuade the reader based on statistics and facts;
Synonyms: legitimate reasonable
asked in order to produce an effect or to make a statement rather than to elicit information