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Page 1: Subjective Vs. Objective Writing. Subjective Writing When writers emphasize or share their own personal feelings, thoughts, judgments, and opinions, their.

Subjective Vs. ObjectiveWriting

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Subjective Writing

When writers emphasize or

share their own personal feelings,

thoughts, judgments, and opinions, their

writing is defined as subjective.

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Subjective Information is:

• An opinion, judgment, assumption, belief, rumor, suspicion

• Varies from person-to-person and change day-to-day

• Able to take on a life of its own• Sometimes can be completely false

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Subjective Writing

Subjective writing is found in:

• personal essays

• autobiographies

• editorial section of newspapers where journalists express their opinions about news events.

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Objective Writing

Objective writing

presents facts and figures only. It does not include the writer’s beliefs or feelings.

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Objective Information is:

• Observable: able to be seen, heard, touched, smelled, tasted

• Factual• As close to the truth as possible• Helpful when making decisions

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Objective Writing

• Journalists who report the news write in an objective style.

• They stick to the facts and figures of the events they report.

• Their purpose is strictly to inform the readers.

• Objective writing is also found in textbooks.

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Warning!• Some texts may combine objective

writing and subjective writing.• For example, a biographer may

include his or her opinion of the person about whom he or she is writing, as well as report the facts regarding that person’s life.

• It is important to recognize which segments are written objectively and which are written subjectively.

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Warning!

• Likewise, an inexperienced or unprofessional journalist may inadvertently or purposely mix actual facts related to a news event and his or her own opinions of that occurrence.

• Again, it is the reader’s responsibilityto distinguish fact from opinion.

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Subjective or Objective?

• Tim was afraid to enter the child care center.

• Tim had a look of fear on his face as his father led him through the door of the center.

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Subjective or Objective?

• Jason has red hair, blue eyes, and freckles.

• Jason is a cute kid.

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*Now find 3 subjective & 3 objective details from “Harriet Tubman: Guide to Freedom.”