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Non-Fiction by Mind Map: Non-Fiction

1. Literary Works

1.1. Chronicle ( a historical writing, for instance : Almanac )

1.2. Travel Writing

1.3. Sermon

1.4. Letter

1.5. Personal Narrative

1.6. Literary Journalism

1.7. Essay

1.8. Journal

1.9. Biography, auto-biography ( memoir or narrative auto-biography )

2. Genres of Non-Fiction

2.1. Guide book (for human daily activity)

2.2. Textbook (such as subject books in school)

2.3. Reference book (for making a research in particular)

2.4. Lab Report (The result of research)

2.5. History Book (The real happening occurrence as if it's categorized as non-fiction)

2.6. Academic Paper (The research)

2.7. Travelogue (Someone's writing about his or her trip, including the experience, budget, and a little bit information)

3. The Example of Literary Works

3.1. Scientific Treaty or Essay

3.1.1. Descent of Man Chapter I by Charles Darwin

3.2. Travel Writing

3.2.1. The Color Curtain by Richard Wright

3.3. Political Address

3.3.1. Let A New Asia and Africa Be Born by Soekarno

3.4. Lecture

3.4.1. Lecture II. The Hero As Prophet Mohamet: Islam" by Thomas Carlyle

3.5. Sermon

3.5.1. City Upon A Hill by John Winthrop

3.6. Almanac

3.6.1. Poor Richard's Almanac part "1741-41" by Benjamin Franklin

3.7. Pamphlets

3.7.1. Modest Proposa by Jonathan Swiftl

3.8. Essays

3.8.1. Essays ( Of Studies, Of Truth, and Of Friendship) by Francis Bacon

3.9. Preface

3.9.1. Preface to The English Dictionary by Samuel Johnson

3.10. Biographical Sketch and Memoir

3.10.1. When I Lived and What I Lived For by Henry David Thoreau

3.11. Literary Journalism

3.11.1. The Road to Wigan Pier Chapter I by George Orwell

4. Writing Styles

4.1. Narrative ( a type of detail writing in specific time or chronology)

4.2. Descriptive (making a brief description of something)

4.3. Expository ( explaining a topic, usually using data )

4.4. Argumentative ( discussing a topic by putting forward ourselves argument based on logical and factual thing.