Personal narrative, memoir, or autobiography? What is the difference ?

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To create your graphic organizer you will need the following: rulerpencil reading journal

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Personal narrative, memoir, or autobiography? What is the difference ? Your job today: To create your graphic organizer you will need the following: rulerpencil reading journal Create the table on the following page in your journal. MemoirPersonal narrativeAutobiography Memoir A narrative composed from personal experience and communicated at a high emotional level. Contains a fictional quality even though the story is true. May cover several events with a single theme. Contains both direct experiences, and reflections on other peoples experiences of a particular time. Personal Narrative Contains elements of narration like setting, characters, and plot. It relays a persons direct experience of a personal event, or a set of events. Written in first person. Usually covers a single event. Autobiography The life story of a person, as told by himself or herself, in first person. From birth until the time of writing. MemoirPersonal narrativeAutobiography High emotional level Life story of a person Contains setting, character, and plot

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