Types of Genre
Terms in this set (15)
category or type of literature
a written work; books, articles, plays, short stories, poems, magazines
a made up story that could happen in real-life
contains events that actually happened; proven facts
has a real-world setting, characters are like actual people (believable), the story is made up
blends events or settings from pasttime with fiction
strange events happen; the main character looks for clues to solve problems
setting is in another world; may involve travel in time; animals/machines have human characteristics; humans have super powers
the story of a real person's life written by another person
story of a real person's life written by that person
Short stories featuring mythical beings such as fairies, elves and sprites.
a brief story that leads to a moral, often using animals as characters
Folk tales in which the main character is bigger than life in some way.
A story written to be performed by actors
A kind of rhythmic, compressed language that uses figures of speech and imagery designed to appeal to our emotions and imagination.