Written from the author's imagination.
Writing that presents and explains ideas or that tells about real people, places, objects, or events. Examples: letters, autobiographies, biographies, speeches, articles, essays, memos, reports.
The division or type of literature based on the text's characteristics and purpose.
To pass down over generations.
Drawn from the imagination of the author and is very believable. Represents the burdens, struggles, joys, and happenings of everyday life.
Author's imagination is weaved around past events, characters, settings, time periods.
Author's imagination is weaved around technology, the future, space travel or the impossible.
The main characters go on an adventure that ultimately leads to self discovery.
Imagination of the author breaks free from reality. Story takes place in a nonexistent and unreal world. Unreal characters.
Characters are asked to solve a crime or puzzle or to discover and expose a secret.
Suspense is the driving force for the plot. Characters are usually placed in danger or cause danger.
A story that is passed down, represents culture and explains nature/creation
A long work of fiction; over 100 pages
A brief work of fiction; contains only one major conflict