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Literature Vocabulary #4

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Historical fiction
made up but based on actual historical events
Realistic fiction
made up but believable; could really have happened
Science fiction
literary fantasy involving the imagined impact of science on society
Biography
story of a person's life written by another person
Autobiography
Story of a person's life written by that person
Myth
a traditional story accepted as history
Legend
a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events
Nonfiction
true story
Drama
a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
Tragedy
drama in which the protagonist is overcome by some superior force or circumstance