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All pieces of writing carry a message to the reader. In non-fiction works, such as textbooks, that message is overt, and usually stated in the title and chapter headings.In works of fiction, such as novels, the message from the author is usually implied rather than stated … [Read more...] about Advanced Reading Skills: Is Autobiography Fiction?
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