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Unformatted text preview: biographies, cook books, and other books that are factual. Non-fiction is created from research and contains facts and truthful information. Though it is not always entirely accurate it can generally be considered truthful. Writers of non-fiction are restricted in creativity because they must write what is true. The intention of this writing is to provide an accurate depiction of an event, person, etc. Fiction and non-fiction can have some similarities. They can be similar in the actual writing style. Non-fiction is written to the point without much fluff. Fiction is generally thought of as imaginative, descriptive writing. However, sometimes you will find non-fiction that is incredibly exciting and descriptive while still informative and factual. Also, fiction can be written in a very plain, dry way. Both genres can also be presented in the same way. Examples of this are documentaries and cartoon movies. Both are movies but one is truthful and the other is imagined....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course ENGL 1101 taught by Professor Elenbaas during the Spring '07 term at GCSU.
- Spring '07