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Five Major Genres of literature

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fiction
a type of literature that is based on characters or events includes short stories and novels; examples science fiction, fantasy
poetry
a type of literature in which ideas, images and feelings are expressed in a few words
non-fiction
a type of literature that tells about real people, places, and events
folklore
a type of literature that tells about traditions, customs, myths that are passed down within a culture
drama
a type of literature (plays) that are meant to be performed in front of an audience
genre
a type or category of literature or writing