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 What Exactly Is it?
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Joined: Mon Feb 19, 2007 11:09 pm
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Mon Feb 26, 2007 6:36 pm
What exactly is memoirs?



 Re: What Exactly Is it?

Joined: Wed Mar 07, 2007 8:18 pm
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Wed Mar 07, 2007 10:22 pm
Memoir is a memorie, like something that went wrong at an event.:smileyvery-happy:



 Re: What Exactly Is it?
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Joined: Mon Feb 19, 2007 11:09 pm
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Fri Mar 09, 2007 6:21 pm
Oh, thanks for telling me



 Re: What Exactly Is it?
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Joined: Wed Mar 21, 2007 4:07 pm
Posts: 159
Sun Mar 25, 2007 7:25 pm
Girliegirl02, a memoir is a story recounting a memory. So it is non-fiction, but it is told as a story.



 Re: What Exactly Is it?
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Joined: Fri Aug 25, 2006 7:42 pm
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Fri Jun 01, 2007 9:47 pm
Girliegirl, a memoir is also called a personal essay. As the other replies have said, in it you tell the story of a memory you have. It's almost like a diary entry, except that, like a fictional story, it has a single focus and tells about something of personal significance. Not just "Today I went to the store and bought a cute purse," but something like "The most difficult time in my life was when my father was sick." But usually you don't start out announcing your subject; instead, you approach it as if you were writing a story. This time, the main character is yourself! I hope that helps... why don't you try your hand at writing a memoir and post it up here?



 Re: What Exactly Is it?

Joined: Fri Sep 19, 2008 9:17 am
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Wed Oct 22, 2008 1:22 pm
A Memoir is also called a personal essey.... If that helps
 



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