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Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 300–500 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
Subgenres of Nonfiction
Nonfiction is literature that is based on real people and events. Often, the author wants to inform the reader of a specific historical figure or event. Narrative devices, tone, and content determine the classification of the various literary genres. Complete the following for this assignment:
- Conduct a search using this Web site to find examples of memoirs, biographies, or autobiographies, and choose 1 to use for this assignment.
- Read the first few pages. Post responses to each of the following questions:
- What is the title of the work you selected, and who is the author?
- After skimming through this title, what do you know about the subject of this book?
- Is the piece informative, persuasive, or descriptive? Support your answer with a short excerpt from the text.
- Does the author include information about his or her ethnicity, gender, age, or religion?
- If so, how does that inform his or her point of view?
- If not, why do you think the author chose to withhold that information
Responses to Other Students: Respond to at least 2 of your fellow classmates with at least a 100-word reply about their Primary Task Response regarding items you found to be compelling and enlightening. To help you with your discussion, please consider the following questions:
- How are the examples of nonfiction that your classmates have posted similar to the example you chose?
- How are the examples of nonfiction that your classmates have posted different from the example you chose?
- Were you surprised about the details provided of the author’s life in your classmates’ examples? Why or why not?
- Do you have any questions about the examples that your classmates have posted that you would like them to address?