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  • Comparison Of Creative Nonfiction

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    Creative nonfiction is called by many names such as literary nonfiction, narrative nonfiction, literary journalism, and imaginative nonfiction. These are just some of the very many given names of creative nonfiction. Creative nonfiction is nonfiction that is still well researched and puts the reader in the situation of that time period and reads like fiction. The comparison of creative nonfiction and nonfiction will be discussed and will be dissected into the differences and common ground of both

  • The Example Of Perseverance In The Nonfiction Literature

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    the world has been filled with natural disasters, from hurricanes to wildfires. Everyone that this affected has been forced to persevere through it because there is not much that they have the ability to do besides staying strong. In all of the nonfiction literature we have read there were many different examples of perseverance from many different people. I decided to choose three. For my first example Melba Pattillo Beals from “Warriors Don’t Cry”. There is numerous examples of the Little Rock

  • Based on True Events A Glance into the Nonfiction Novel Genre

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    “The best nonfiction recognizes the impossibility of perfect representation, the dream of the 1:1 ratio,” (Sharlett). What Jeff Sharlet means in this quote is that facts cannot be perfectly represented, regardless of any type of imagery or descriptions, so a good nonfiction work uses only what is needed to get the message across. Beginning in the 20th century, many nonfiction writers would even look towards fiction for the resources to describe what was considered impossible to describe (Taylor)

  • Night Witch Themes

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    was an issue. The Russian Night Witches were teenage girls, enlisted to help with the war in a unique way. They dropped bombs on the Germans during the night, keeping them awake all night, which dulled their senses for the next day’s fights. The nonfiction book, The Night Witches - the amazing story of Russia’s women pilots in World War II by Bruce Myles addressed topics within the story with a more direct approach than LJ Adlington’s fiction novel, Night Witches. In the latter, the main character

  • Courage, Courage And Courage

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    “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along '” (Eleanor Roosevelt). It takes courage to live a life that one truly wants to live. One must be brave and strong enough to pursue this courage and then apply that to their everyday life. The definition of courage is, “mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand

  • Perseverance In Society

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    “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it” (Maya Angelou). In all the nonfiction books read in class perseverance is the main concept in each story. The dictionary defines perseverance as “continued effort to do or achieve something despite difficulties, failure, or opposition : the action or condition or an instance of persevering”. In terms

  • Analysis Of ' Perseverance ' By Maya Angelou

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    Perseverance “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it” (Maya Angelou). In all the nonfiction books read in class perseverance is the main concept in each story. The dictionary defines perseverance as “continued effort to do or achieve something despite difficulties, failure, or opposition : the action or condition or an instance of persevering”

  • Persuasive Essay Examples

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    By persevering they will continue to become better instead of staying where they are at, scared to continue the new skill or play. In nonfiction literature, authors talk about the theme perseverance. In the article, Warriors Don’t Cry, all of the kids are demonstrating perseverance everyday they go to school. They know that many people are against them and they will have to go through both

  • Nonfiction Novels

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    This book is unlike most nonfiction novels. It’s different. It has pizzazz and sass to it. I would most definitely recommend this book to others. It is well written, fun to read, and one can really connect to it while they are reading. It’s informal and isn’t loaded with facts or specific dates. Kear uses simple slang while writing this book and uses strong but fun diction that readers can relate to because it’s the type of language that they use in everyday lives. Her words come to life on the

  • Argument for Sonja Livingston’s Inclusion in the Literary Canon

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    Hemingway- all had a significant body of non-fictional work and are well respected, well established members. Sonja Livingston’s work is part of a genre called creative non-fiction. As stated in his article for The Writer, Lee Gutkind states, “Creative nonfiction-also called "new

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