Genres & Subgenres
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writing that presents and explains ideas or that tells about real people, places, objects, or events
writing that tells about imaginary characters and events
the ordinary form of written language; writing that is not poetry, drama, or song
fiction that involves an event in history. Contains historical facts, events, or people, but is not true.
A type of fantasy that uses science and technology. (Robots, time machines, etc.).
A suspenseful story about a puzzling event that is not solved until the end of the story.
A story containing unreal, imaginary features.
A story using made-up characters that could happen in real life.
an account, or event, based on the author's personal experiences;
An account of a person's life written by that person
story of a person's life written by another person
the traditional beliefs, customs, and stories of a community, passed through the generations by word of mouth (e.g. myths, legends, tall tales, fairy tales, folk tales, fables)