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Bias

Personal preference or strong feelings about something

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Purpose

What the author is trying to accomplish

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It helps to know the author's ------ if you want to figure out if they are biased

Purpose

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Two kinds of purpose

Informative
Persuasive

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Persuasive

Opinion

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Informative

Telling info

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Tone can tell you about a writer's

Bias

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Every writer has a

Bias

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What can create a bias?

Word choice
Imagery
Sentence/paragraph length
Grammar
References to audience or self
Details

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Primary source

Materials that have survived the past; materials from the actual period of history or event

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Secondary sources

Accounts of the past created after the period of history or event happened