Nonfiction Literary Terms

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1.) Objective

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

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A lawyer has to be objective no matter what side of the case your on.
My friend and the person I don't like got in trouble and I had to be unbiased about it because I was a witness of what happened.

Subjective

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

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When someone says that purple is the best color ever.
When I went to go pick out my shoes for my birthday, I had to choose one based on what I liked best.

Bias

Prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group compared with another.
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People are biased towards things like race or sex, they stereotype certain things like saying Mexicans eat tacos or when guys call girls "chicks".
I am biased towards gays, I don't like them.

Credible/Valid

Believable/ having a sound basis in logic or fact
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Dogs are mammals, that is a valid statement.