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Literary Genres

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biography a form of non-fiction which an author writes about the life of another person
realistic fiction a form of fiction that reflect "real life" situations. Stories can be set in real life places with fictional characters.
autobiography form of non-fiction that an author writes about his or her own life
science fiction a form of fiction that contains elements such as outer space, technology,or medicine.
fantasy a form of fiction which contains supernatural characters, magical powers, animals or creatures with human characteristics, humans in a magical setting, etc...
historical fiction a form of fiction that is based on real events that happened in the past but not all of the characters or the story parts are true
mystery form of fiction in which the story revolves around solving a puzzle or problem
fables form of fiction that teaches a lesson to the reader. Characters talk and act human.
legend form of fiction in which the story is about a a real life hero and his/her mighty deeds
myths form of fiction that pertains to the actions of gods and goddesses. Characters are supernatural beings with human emotions and qualities
traditional literature a form of fiction that has been passed down for many generations and may have several versions of the story
action & adventure a form of both fiction/non-fiction that tells a story of characters involved with physical actions and courageous heroes
graphic novel a form of fiction/non-fiction with vivid pictures and themes. Many consider it a comic with a book's length.
poetry literature based on rhythm and rhyme that can be written in stanzas or verse
non-fiction a story or informational piece with real characters, factual information, real places & events. No part is "false".
fiction stories that are unreal, not true, no factual, and the author created the characters, places, and events.
literary genre a category of literature grouped for similarity in form, style, or subject m atter
biography a form of non-fiction which an author writes about the life of another person
realistic fiction a form of fiction that reflect "real life" situations. Stories can be set in real life places with fictional characters.
autobiography form of non-fiction that an author writes about his or her own life
science fiction a form of fiction that contains elements such as outer space, technology,or medicine.
fantasy a form of fiction which contains supernatural characters, magical powers, animals or creatures with human characteristics, humans in a magical setting, etc...
historical fiction a form of fiction that is based on real events that happened in the past but not all of the characters or the story parts are true
mystery form of fiction in which the story revolves around solving a puzzle or problem
fables form of fiction that teaches a lesson to the reader. Characters talk and act human.
legend form of fiction in which the story is about a a real life hero and his/her mighty deeds
myths form of fiction that pertains to the actions of gods and goddesses. Characters are supernatural beings with human emotions and qualities
traditional literature a form of fiction that has been passed down for many generations and may have several versions of the story
action & adventure a form of both fiction/non-fiction that tells a story of characters involved with physical actions and courageous heroes
graphic novel a form of fiction/non-fiction with vivid pictures and themes. Many consider it a comic with a book's length.
poetry literature based on rhythm and rhyme that can be written in stanzas or verse
non-fiction a story or informational piece with real characters, factual information, real places & events. No part is "false".
fiction stories that are unreal, not true, no factual, and the author created the characters, places, and events.
literary genre a category of literature grouped for similarity in form, style, or subject m atter
Created by: ELA6
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