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The difference between fiction and nonfiction?

fiction is imaginative
nonfiction is real

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4 purposes of nonfiction

entertain
inform
explain
persuade

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4 methods nonfiction writers use to present their ideas

description
narration
exposition
persuasion

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what is an essay

a piece of prose writing that deals with its subject briefly and from a personal point of view

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origin of the word essay

Michel de Montaigne coined it and wrote the first one
from the french word j'essaie - i try

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what topics can be found in an essay

any

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What is a writer's style, and what may they use?

the way the writer uses the language
diction, formal or informal, voice, tone

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things to note while reading an essay

subject
style
how you respond

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a good habit while reading an essay

read it more than once

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Peterson's father refused to eat what

a pet lamb

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What did Peterson eat growing up?

game

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How did she feel when she ate a hamburger?

disappointed

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What kind of mother was Rachel West?

domineering
secretive
loved kids
laughed a lot
no prejudices
determined

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what was a fault of rachel west

secretive

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How does Houston react to snow at the barracks?

excited

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Who ran Santha's school?

the British

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WHy did premila leave the school

racism

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Who was Barba Nikos?

the shop owner who Harry hit in the head with a plum

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Some of the people that Barba Nikos linked Grecian foods to

Dionysus, Zeus, Achilles, Alexander the Great

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What book did Rachel Carson write?

Silent Spring

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What was silent spring about?

pesticides killing birds
the environment

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How long did it take Rachel Carson to write her book?

4 years

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How many pages of sources did Rachel Carson have?

50

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How does a tree die?

top to bottom, outside to inside

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What is a thesis?

main idea
topic statement

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Where is the tree thesis?

first sentence

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What does Cisneros inherit from her father?

a sappy heart
wandering feet

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What does Cisneros inherit from her mother

street wisdom
intelligence
voice

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What was a milestone in Cisneros's family

buying a house

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What did Cisneros do about the house they bought

wrote a book about it

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Where does Dickens work as a boy?

blacking warehouse

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Where does Dickens spend most of his income

food

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When Twain learned to read the river, what did he lose?

the beauty of the river

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What group did Twain pity?

doctors

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What is an analogy

extended point by point comparison

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What is an anecdote?

a brief story of an interesting or humorous incident