test nonfiction

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There is no major difference between fictional and nonfictional writing.
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False
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Nonfiction has become a very limited field of writing in the twentieth century.
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False
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Nonfiction can be as exciting and unusual as fiction.
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true
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Most nonfiction writers failed as fiction writers first and so undertook a new type of writing.
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False
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Modern individuals are not too interested in various opinions or in new outlooks on international subjects.
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False
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A propagandist tries to convince the reader to accept his viewpoint on an issue.
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True
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Two main types of nonfiction prose are exposition and description.
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True
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To achieve a strong descriptive essay style, you do not need to bother with details in your writing.
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False
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A writer usually develops a particular type of expository prose according to the purpose he plans to accomplish in his writing.
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True
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A character sketch is a type of brief biographical essay.
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True
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The two major styles of essay writing are informal and humorous.
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False
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The author who wrote about his experiences as a rural teacher in Kentucky was _____.
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Douglass
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Private feelings and personal experiences are expressed frequently in a daily writing called a _____.
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diary
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Jonathan Edward’s famous sermon is entitled “_____.”
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Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
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Writing that explains, informs, or gives personal opinons is called _____.
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Editorial
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Two people presented in this unit who wrote personal narratives about their own spiritual conflicts or growth are _____.
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Edwards and ten Boom
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Simile, metaphor, hyperbole, and personification are types of _____.
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figurative language
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Writing that “paints” a scene, event, or person by use of graphic details is _____.
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descriptive
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Analytical writing breaks down a process or situation into its _____.
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parts
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Among the following, select those elements which are not general characteristics of expository writing.
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poetic description
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Putting happenings or thoughts into the proper sequence produces _____.
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coherence

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