Nonfiction Literary Terms
not influenced by personal feelings or opinions in considering and representing facts
A judge has to be objective in a court case.
Based on or influenced by personal feelings, tastes, or opinions
My friends are subjective in choosing what they wear.
prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group compared with another
People are bias about republicans and democrats.
believable/ having a sound basis in logic or fact
The Bible is credible and can be proven.
argument or reasoning put forward to oppose an idea or theory developed in another argument
Mitt Romney had to come up with a counterargument to Obamas argument.
a mistaken belief, esp. one based on unsound argument