A conversation on the difference between biography and autobiography

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A conversation on the difference between biography and autobiography

Overview: Here, let us look at a conversation telling the difference between a biography and autobiography. Some might know the difference and some might not. Some might know what is biography and some might know what is autobiography. But what is the actual difference?

Let us go through this conversation to know the difference between biography and autobiography

Person 1: Hey, do you know the difference between a biography and an autobiography?

Person 2: yes, I have read it.

Person 1: Will you explain it to me?

Person 2: Sure. Listen, a biography talks about the life history of a person which is written by someone else.

Person 1: Ohh, and what is an autobiography?

Person 2: An autobiography is a self-written story. Both of them tell the view of what actually happened in the past of the person on whom the text is about, whether biography or an autobiography.

Person 1: Okay, this is easy to understand!

Person 2: A biography is written in the view of a third person and an autobiography is written in the view of a first person. The purpose of writing a biography is to inform, whereas the purpose of an autobiography is to express as well as inform. A biography is full of facts collected by the author whereas an autobiography consists of all about emotions and thoughts.

Person 1: This sounds amazing! Thank you for letting me know!

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