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about the genre of autobiography and biography

defintion and charateristics

Biography - An account of someone's life writing by someone else.

Autobiography- An account of someone's life writing by that person.

Biography Characteristics- It must be about the subjects life explaining significant contributions, and problems or obstacles the subject overcame. Used in third person

Autobiography Characteristics- Uses I, we , us is when a person tells what they remember about a event- may include a flashback. Used in first person point of view.

The difrences of an Autobiography and a Biography

The difference between the two are, a biography is written by someone else about a different persons life. And an autobiography is written by that person and they write about there life.


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