BIOGRAPHY AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND MEMOIR BIOGRAPHY A biography is

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BIOGRAPHY, AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND MEMOIR

BIOGRAPHY, AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND MEMOIR

BIOGRAPHY A biography is about somebody else’s life. It is about a real person,

BIOGRAPHY A biography is about somebody else’s life. It is about a real person, but is not written by the person. It is written in third person. The author must know a lot about the person and research the person, so that they can write a lot about them.

BIOGRAPHY A biography describes key facts about a person. where, when how such as,

BIOGRAPHY A biography describes key facts about a person. where, when how such as, and they live (or have lived if the person is no longer alive) It is written in chronological order

BIOGRAPHY Provides details that show events in a person’s life. A biography might talk

BIOGRAPHY Provides details that show events in a person’s life. A biography might talk about a person’s achievements, things that have happened to them, and their likes and dislikes.

BIOGRAPHY A biography will talk about how the person feels about different things. It

BIOGRAPHY A biography will talk about how the person feels about different things. It might talk about the work a person does or the things they believe in.

AUTOBIOGRAPHY An autobiography is written in first person because it contains facts about the

AUTOBIOGRAPHY An autobiography is written in first person because it contains facts about the author’s own experiences. An autobiography recounts key incidents/events in the author’s life. It is often, but not always, written in chronological order

AUTOBIOGRAPHY An autobiography describes influences upon the author. A Speech Home A teacher Somewhere

AUTOBIOGRAPHY An autobiography describes influences upon the author. A Speech Home A teacher Somewhere they have visited An achievement An event

AUTOBIOGRAPHY An autobiography describes interactions between the writer and significant people in his or

AUTOBIOGRAPHY An autobiography describes interactions between the writer and significant people in his or her life Their friends A teacher A religious figure Their family

MEMOIR A memoir is a type of autobiography that is focused on a certain

MEMOIR A memoir is a type of autobiography that is focused on a certain theme, influence or subject of the author’s life. It does not cover all of the author’s life, but highlights key memories. The word memoir comes from the word memory. A Memoir is often not chronological