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Nonfiction is a branch of literature based on evidence or factual information to support an idea, opinion, or event. Nonfiction is divided into these types:

Persuasive Essay
– providing factual or evident information with the intention of influencing.
– actual events and literary profile documented on a specific person by a second party.
Expository Essay
– supply of data or information on a specific person or topic.
Personal Essay
– generally written about one specific topic based on personal experience as a means to bring awareness or understanding.
Auto Biography
– documented timeline of personal, or life changing events based on the authors own lifetime.
Reflective Essay
– an author's opinionated work based on own idea and experience.

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