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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


story of a person's life written by another person


Story of a person's life written by that person


a traditional story accepted as history


a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events


true story


a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage


drama in which the protagonist is overcome by some superior force or circumstance

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