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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.
Steve Jobs is the CEO of apple. From computers to phones to music, and movies. He became a member of the board of directors of The Walt Disney Company in 2006. He as been referred to as legendary, a futurist and a visionary. Steve Jobs has a biography because he invented a lot of great technology that helps us in our everyday life.
By acclamation Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time that is why he has a biography. He was on the 1992 United States Olympic team known as the dream team. He went to the University of North Carolina in college. An was drafted by the Chicago Bulls in 1984.
Rosa Parks sat where sat where the white people were supposed to sit and got arrested for doing what was fair and that played a big part in American racism. That is why she has a biography.