Subgenres of Nonfiction 6-8 slides with in text citations and 3 or more sources
Narrative devices, tone, and content determine the classification of the various literary genres. Complete the following for this assignment:
- Conduct a search using this Web site or this Web site to find examples of memoirs, biographies, or autobiographies, and choose 1 to use for this assignment.
- Read the first few pages. Use the provided template to create a PowerPoint presentation of 5-6 slides (include speaker notes), and address the following:
- What is the title of the work you selected, and who is the author?
- After skimming through this title, what do you know about the subject of this book?
- Is the piece informative, persuasive, or descriptive? Support your answer with a short excerpt from the text.
- Does the author include information about his or her ethnicity, gender, age, or religion?
- If so, how does that inform his or her point of view?
- If not, why do you think the author chose to withhold that information?
Please submit your assignment.
For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials.
Bartelby.com. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.bartleby.com/
Project Gutenberg. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.gutenberg.org/