This video defines memoir and distinguishes the genre from autobiography. Several examples of memoir are given and described: Night by Eli Wiesel and Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi to name two. Finally the instructor makes suggestions about how to read a memoir.
Nonfiction Genre Memoir is a free educational video by OnDemandInstruction.It helps students in grades HS practice the following standards RI.6.9.
1. RI.6.9 : Compare and contrast one author.