Flashcards in 3 Week test.2 Deck (36):
The difference between fiction and nonfiction?
fiction is imaginative
nonfiction is real
4 purposes of nonfiction
4 methods nonfiction writers use to present their ideas
what is an essay
a piece of prose writing that deals with its subject briefly and from a personal point of view
origin of the word essay
Michel de Montaigne coined it and wrote the first one
from the french word j'essaie - i try
what topics can be found in an essay
What is a writer's style, and what may they use?
the way the writer uses the language
diction, formal or informal, voice, tone
things to note while reading an essay
how you respond
a good habit while reading an essay
read it more than once
Peterson's father refused to eat what
a pet lamb
What did Peterson eat growing up?
How did she feel when she ate a hamburger?
What kind of mother was Rachel West?
laughed a lot
what was a fault of rachel west
How does Houston react to snow at the barracks?
Who ran Santha's school?
WHy did premila leave the school
Who was Barba Nikos?
the shop owner who Harry hit in the head with a plum
Some of the people that Barba Nikos linked Grecian foods to
Dionysus, Zeus, Achilles, Alexander the Great
What book did Rachel Carson write?
What was silent spring about?
pesticides killing birds
How long did it take Rachel Carson to write her book?
How many pages of sources did Rachel Carson have?
How does a tree die?
top to bottom, outside to inside
What is a thesis?
Where is the tree thesis?
What does Cisneros inherit from her father?
a sappy heart
What does Cisneros inherit from her mother
What was a milestone in Cisneros's family
buying a house
What did Cisneros do about the house they bought
wrote a book about it
Where does Dickens work as a boy?
Where does Dickens spend most of his income
When Twain learned to read the river, what did he lose?
the beauty of the river
What group did Twain pity?
What is an analogy
extended point by point comparison