Friday, January 7, 2011

Can you write your memoir in six words? by Ms. Kahn

Here is a definition of the word memoir that I copied from Wikipedia:
"A memoir (from the French: m̩moire from the Latin memoria, meaning "memory", or a reminiscence), is a literary genre, forming a subclass of autobiography Рalthough the terms 'memoir' and 'autobiography' are almost interchangeable in modern parlance. Memoir is autobiographical writing, but not all autobiographical writing follows the criteria for memoir set out below. The author of a memoir may be referred to as a memoirist."

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