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Narrative writing stories with made up characters and events.
A short work that usually focuses on a single event and a small number of characters.
A longer work that may describe many characters and events.
A story written for actors to perform or to be read aloud for an audience.
Real historical fiction era; may have actual characters or events.
Based in the futures or focuses on scientific/technological advances.
Characters often have magical powers, animals with human characteristics, or creatures in real situations.
Stories based on real world situations.
Exciting stories based on taking a risk and generally some kind of physical danger.
Stories that are old and have been passed on from one generation to the next by world of mouth.
Story that explains something about the world; may use gods or supernatural forces.
Story based in history, but embellishes the life of a real person, making him/her famous; handed down over generations.
A combination of fact and exaggerated fiction in an entertaining tale.
Short story that has moral ending about life (teaches a lesson) with animals as main characters.
Stories with a "happily ever after" ending and magical qualities.
Writing about real people, things, events, and places.
Presents facts and details about an event or subject.
Short piece that analyzes one subject.
Account of a real person's life written by someone else.
Account of a real persons life written by that person.
Written record of a meeting where questions are asked.
Writing that expresses the author's opinion.
Uses figures of speech and imagery to appeal to your feelings and imagination.
Poem that expresses thoughts and feelings.
Poem that tells a story
Songs or song like poems that tell a story.
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