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A category of text having a particular form, technique, and content.
Writing that portrays events that actually occurred and/or characters (people) that actually existed.
A humorously exaggerated story based on impossible events.
May contain gods or goddesses and may explain an aspect of nature.
A short article on a single subject written from the author's personal point of view
Nonfiction texts such as articles, reports, textbooks, or newspapers.
A literary form involving parts written for actors.
A history of a person's life written by that person.
A type of script that is based on humor and has a happy ending.
Stories set in the past that try to recreate that era.
Stories that violate natural laws, such as time, space, or being.
A fictional story that could really happen.
An account, legend, or story passed along orally. (Broader group.)
A story meant to teach a lesson by using personified animals.
Language arranged in lines.
A type of script that has a weak main character and has an unhappy ending.
An account of a person's life written by another person.
A story featuring magic, fairies, elves, and other folkloric characters. Good vs Evil (Short Story)
A literary work based on imagination.
A story based on past events but has been exaggerated over time.
A story with an overwhelming amount of magic or supernatural creatures. (Series)
Nonfiction text that provides support and helpful information to readers through materials, such as invitations, instructions, recipes, etc.
Writing that explains a specific topic or set of ideas to a defined audience. This could include gathering evidence and examples.
Writing that requires the student to investigate a topic; collect, generate, and evaluate evidence; and establish a position on the topic.
A personal experience that provides a personal lesson learned, or it is a personal opinion about a topic that is important to the writer.
The writer takes a stand on a topic and supports opinions with facts, definitions, and details.
A formal address or discourse delivered to an audience.
The pattern of rhyme that comes at the end of each verse or line in poetry.
A line ten syllables long that is accented on every second beat.
Story written in verse that propels the characters through a plot.
A type of song-like poetry.
A poem of fourteen lines using any of a number of formal rhyme schemes, in English typically having ten syllables per line
A lyrical poem in the form praising a particular subject, such as a person, nature, or an idea.
A poem that is free from limitations of regular meter or rhythm and does not rhyme with fixed forms.
A poem or song narrating a story in short stanzas.
A long, serious, poetic narrative about a significant event, often featuring a hero.
The major division of drama and forms the basic structure of a performance.
A part of a drama that takes place in a specific and single setting and moment in time.
A dramatic work consisting of only one act but may have multiple scenes.
A dramatic work consisting of two or more acts.
A narrative that is dominated by action and involves danger, risk, and excitement.
A type of fiction in which a detective, or other professional, solves a crime.
A complete narrative which involves characters, and events that represent an abstract idea or an event.
An imitation of a writer or genre in such a way as to make fun of or comment on the original work.
Writing that exposes and criticizes foolishness and corruption of an individual or a society.
A complete narrative presented with images and art.
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