Nonfiction Unit. Mrs. Faber – English II. Nonfiction . Nonfiction is based on some sort of fact: it can be verified somehow.
Mrs. Faber – English II
A nonfiction writer can be objective or subjective.
Objective writing – a writer reveals no personal emotions, opinions, or judgments; the writer is invisible; can be proven true.
- news reports, encyclopedia articles and history
Subjective writing – a writer reveals their feelings, their judgments, even their biases.
- personal essays, autobiographies, and editorials
Four purposes of writing:
Faulty Reasoning or Fallacies