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Fiction types

LCC 1 - Fiction

narrative in which characteristics, settings & plot have symbolic meaning Allegories
brief stories conveying moral lessons or truths & featuring animals, plants & other non-human entities that are granted human qualities Fables
brief stories containing fantastical characters & events Tales
brief stories conveying morals or life lessons though belivable plots, human character & use of metaphor Parables
work of fiction that usually contains several hundred pages Novel
form where the story of the novel is told through letters written by 1 or more characers - Example - Pamela or Virtue Rewarded Espositoriy
form where the theme concerns a character's transformation from a state of innocence to a state of experience - Example - The Adventures of Huckleberry Fin Bildungsroman (Apprenticship)
work that contains characteristics of both novels & epics - Example - War & Peace Epic
episodic in structure & concerns adventures of the "lower class" drifter who tries to survive by his or her wits - Examples - Joseph Andrews Picaresque
work in which a historical event is conveyed in novel form - Example - Cold Blood Nonfiction
based on historical events but containing fictional elements - Example - A Tale of Two Cities Historical
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