Non fiction Literary Terms

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1.Objective

not influenced by personal feelings or opinions in considering and representing facts

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Example

The News was objective about Obama.

2. Subjective

based on or influenced by personal feelings, tastes, or opinions

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3. Bias

prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group

compared with another

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4. Credible/Valid

believable/ having a sound basis in logic or fact

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5. Counterargument

argument or reasoning put forward to oppose an idea or theory developed in another

argument

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6. Fallacy

a mistaken belief, esp. one based on unsound argument

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7. Tone

the general attitude of a piece of writing

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8.Theme

an idea that pervades a work of literature

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9. Point of View

a particular attitude or way of considering a matter

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10. Emotional Appeal

attempt to persuade the reader through and appeal to emotions,

morals, or values

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11. Logical Appeal

attempt to persuade the reader based on statistics and facts;

reasoning

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12. Rhetorical Question

asked in order to produce an effect or to make a statement rather than to elicit

information

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