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Lit Genre

Know your literary genre

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prose? The word "prose" is derived from the Latin word prosa, which literally means "straightforward". Prose is used for the discussion of facts and topical reading; it may be used for books, newspapers, magazines, broadcast media, films, letters, history,
characteristics of poetry we often think of it as being written in rhyming lines and regular meter (rhythm)
fiction is... literature created from the imagination, not presented as fact, though it may be based on a true story or situation
nonfiction that which is presented as fact. This presentation may be accurate or not; that is, it can give either a true or a false account of the subject in question
epic is a lengthy narrative poem, ordinarily concerning a serious subject containing details of heroic deeds and events significant to a culture or nation
novel a long narrative in literary prose
subgenres for literature poetry, drama, and prose
subgenres for poetry Poetry may then be subdivided into epic, lyric, and dramatic.
drama specific mode of fiction represented in performance
subgenres for drama Subdivisions of drama include foremost comedy and tragedy,
Name 4 kinds of nonfiction: news article, persuasive essay, letter, biography, history, etc.
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