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Unit 5

What a story!

TermDefinition
Crime novel A fiction story about detectives.
Science fiction novel A fiction story about futuristic or imaginative actions, places, and characters.
Poetry Poems in general as a form of literature.
Travel literature A story that normally represents the journey that a character makes.
Romantic novel A story that represents a romance between two characters.
Short stories Written fiction shorter than a novel.
Autobiography A book about a person's life, written by that person.
Horror story A book that is about a scary story.
Historical novel A story that represents things from the past.
Setting The time and the place in which the action of a book, film, play, etc. happens.
Hero The main male character in a book or film who is usually good. The female word is heroine.
Character A person represented in a film, play, or story.
Villain A character in a book, play, film, etc. who harms other people.
Opening The beginning of a story.
Ending The last part of a story.
Dialogue Conversation that is written for a book, play, or film.
Plot The story of a book, film, play, etc.
Anecdote A short, often funny story, especially about something someone has done.
Blockbuster A book or film that is very successful.
Engage To interest someone in something and keep them thinking about it.
Fairy tale A traditional story written for children that usually involves imaginary creatures and magic.
Pass down To teach or give something to someone who will be alive after you have died.
Romance A relationship of love between two people.
Special effects Artificial images, especially in a film, that appear real but are created by artists and technical experts.
Play A piece of writing that is intended to be acted in a theatre or on radio or television.
Created by: teacher_miriam16