Introducing A Person In Narrative Nonfiction

Have you ever wondered how to properly introduce someone in narrative nonfiction? Today’s featured link answers that question.

 

 

How does one introduce a person in narrative nonfiction? What is the style for subsequent references to that person? It all depends on the circumstances of the person and of the content.

In biographical content, it is common to name someone on first reference by birth name, including middle name(s) and independent suffixes such as Sr. or III, but this formal version need not be used again, except in a rare circumstance I’ll mention below. Normally, however, the first and last name will suffice, unless a historical personage is generally identified otherwise, such as in the case of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Click here to read the rest of this informative article.

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