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15 terms
Genre Definitions
genre
fiction
non-fiction
biography
a type of literature
"fake" or "not real"
informational text
true story written about someone famous
genre
a type of literature
fiction
"fake" or "not real"
11 terms
Genre Definitions
Genre
Folk Tales
Fantasy
Science Fiction
A category or type of literature
Stories from a variety of cultures that were originally passe…
A story including elements that are impossible such as talkin…
A type of fantasy that uses science and technology (robots, t…
Genre
A category or type of literature
Folk Tales
Stories from a variety of cultures that were originally passe…
10 terms
Genre Definitions
autobiography
biography
fantasy
historical fiction
The story of a real person's life that is written by that per…
A story of a real person's life written by another person.
A story including elements that are impossible such as talkin…
A fictional story that takes place in a particular time perio…
autobiography
The story of a real person's life that is written by that per…
biography
A story of a real person's life written by another person.
10 terms
Genres-Definitions
genre
prose
fiction
nonfiction
a particular type or category of literature or art
ordinary language people use in speaking or writing
something invented by the imagination
something about facts or real characters
genre
a particular type or category of literature or art
prose
ordinary language people use in speaking or writing
10 terms
Genres Definitions
Autobiography
Biography
Fantasy
Historical Fiction
The story of a REAL person's life written by that person
The story of a REAL person's life written by another person
Story that can't actually happen in real life
Real setting with made up chaacters
Autobiography
The story of a REAL person's life written by that person
Biography
The story of a REAL person's life written by another person
20 terms
Genres definitions
Genre
Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Historical Fiction
A category of composition, similar in form or subject matter
Prose literature, describing imaginary events and people
A genre of stories that could have actually occurred
A literary genre in which the plot takes place in a setting i…
Genre
A category of composition, similar in form or subject matter
Fiction
Prose literature, describing imaginary events and people
32 terms
Genre Definitions
Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Historical Fiction
Science Fiction
novels with imaginary characters and events
stories with characters who take part in activities that coul…
stories set in the past with characters who take part in actu…
tells about futuristic technology, space travel, aliens, robo…
Fiction
novels with imaginary characters and events
Realistic Fiction
stories with characters who take part in activities that coul…
12 terms
Genre definitions
Science Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Historical Fiction
Mystery
Text that uses technology in the future such as robots or ali…
The story is made up, but it actually could happen
Text that takes place in the past. The setting may be real bu…
A suspenseful story about solving a crime.
Science Fiction
Text that uses technology in the future such as robots or ali…
Realistic Fiction
The story is made up, but it actually could happen
16 terms
Genre definitions
Myth -
Drama
Poem
Historical Fiction
fictional story Many originated in ancient Greece Characters…
Includes a list or cast of characters Text is read (sometimes…
Sometimes Rhymes Shapes of words might look like main idea In…
Fiction story set in the past, based on what life was really…
Myth -
fictional story Many originated in ancient Greece Characters…
Drama
Includes a list or cast of characters Text is read (sometimes…
10 terms
Genre Definitions
biography
fable
fantasy
mystery
text about a real person written by someone else
a story made up to teach a lesson called a moral; often has a…
a "make believe" story that has elements of magic, wizardry,…
a story about puzzling events that makes the reader curious
biography
text about a real person written by someone else
fable
a story made up to teach a lesson called a moral; often has a…
10 terms
Genre Definitions
Animal Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Historical Fiction
Poetry
A made up story where the main characters are talking animals.
A made up story that could happen in the real world.
A made up story set in the past.
A genre that uses imagery, sound, and rhythm to create an emo…
Animal Fiction
A made up story where the main characters are talking animals.
Realistic Fiction
A made up story that could happen in the real world.
31 terms
Genre Definitions
Personal Narative
Historical Fiction
Fantasy
Legend
an essay written about a personal experience (I, me, mine)
stories set in the past with characters who take part in actu…
stories that feature imaginary worlds, extraordinary creature…
a story based on something that might have once been real but…
Personal Narative
an essay written about a personal experience (I, me, mine)
Historical Fiction
stories set in the past with characters who take part in actu…
13 terms
Genre Definitions
Realistic Fiction
Historical Fiction
Fantasy
Science Fiction
A story that is not true but could be. All of the elements in…
A story that is set back in time. The events are based on tru…
A story that contains magic, talking animals, or even mythica…
A story that revolves around technology, space, aliens, or an…
Realistic Fiction
A story that is not true but could be. All of the elements in…
Historical Fiction
A story that is set back in time. The events are based on tru…
17 terms
Genre Definitions
Autobiography
Biography
Fantasy
Informational
The story of a real person's life written by himself or herse…
A story of a real person's life written by another person.
A fictional story that is set in the past.
A nonfiction book that has facts about a topic or subject. (s…
Autobiography
The story of a real person's life written by himself or herse…
Biography
A story of a real person's life written by another person.
13 terms
genre definitions
Autobiography
Biography
Fable
Fairy Tale
when you write your own life story
when someone writes about someone else's life
a very short story (1-3 paragraphs) that teaches a lesson; ma…
"once upon a time" "happily every after"; princes/princesses;…
Autobiography
when you write your own life story
Biography
when someone writes about someone else's life
18 terms
Genre Definitions
autobiography
drama
biography
fantasy
an account of a person's life written by that person
meant to be acted out on stage; has a cast of characters, sta…
books written about the lives of interesting or famous people.
include elements that are not real such as talking animals, m…
autobiography
an account of a person's life written by that person
drama
meant to be acted out on stage; has a cast of characters, sta…
6 terms
Definition of Genre
Chivalric Romance
Breton-Lais
Beast Fable
Mock-Heroic
A non-scholarly narrative In metrical verse; tales of love, a…
Set in the Brittany region of France: tales. Celtic in origin…
Animals are given human qualities and are involved in clever…
Ridicules, by imitation, chivalric literature and heroic char…
Chivalric Romance
A non-scholarly narrative In metrical verse; tales of love, a…
Breton-Lais
Set in the Brittany region of France: tales. Celtic in origin…
9 terms
Genre Definition
Historical fiction
Nonfiction
Biography
Mystery
Takes place during a specific period of history, the period p…
Informational text that is factual, can shape attitudes, comm…
A written, narrative account of a persons life, it's a true s…
A fictional story in which the protagonist attempts to figure…
Historical fiction
Takes place during a specific period of history, the period p…
Nonfiction
Informational text that is factual, can shape attitudes, comm…
14 terms
Genre Definitions
Poetry
Prose
Drama
Nonfiction
literary work in which special intensity is given to the expr…
written or spoken language in its ordinary form.
a play for theater, radio, or television.
based on facts, real events, and real people, such as biograp…
Poetry
literary work in which special intensity is given to the expr…
Prose
written or spoken language in its ordinary form.
16 terms
Genre Definition
Play
Short Story
Novel
Drama
written so that they could be performed on stage.
fictional story that is written without chapters.
an extended fictional story that is divided into chapters.
The story revolves around a specific problem that the charact…
Play
written so that they could be performed on stage.
Short Story
fictional story that is written without chapters.
16 terms
Genre Definition
Play
Short Story
Novel
Drama
written so that they could be performed on stage.
fictional story that is written without chapters.
an extended fictional story that is divided into chapters.
The story revolves around a specific problem that the charact…
Play
written so that they could be performed on stage.
Short Story
fictional story that is written without chapters.
16 terms
Genre Definition
Play
Short Story
Novel
Drama
written so that they could be performed on stage.
fictional story that is written without chapters.
an extended fictional story that is divided into chapters.
The story revolves around a specific problem that the charact…
Play
written so that they could be performed on stage.
Short Story
fictional story that is written without chapters.
16 terms
Genre Definition
Play
Short Story
Novel
Drama
written so that they could be performed on stage.
fictional story that is written without chapters.
an extended fictional story that is divided into chapters.
The story revolves around a specific problem that the charact…
Play
written so that they could be performed on stage.
Short Story
fictional story that is written without chapters.
16 terms
Genre Definition
Play
Short Story
Novel
Drama
written so that they could be performed on stage.
fictional story that is written without chapters.
an extended fictional story that is divided into chapters.
The story revolves around a specific problem that the charact…
Play
written so that they could be performed on stage.
Short Story
fictional story that is written without chapters.
16 terms
Genre Definition
Play
Short Story
Novel
Drama
written so that they could be performed on stage.
fictional story that is written without chapters.
an extended fictional story that is divided into chapters.
The story revolves around a specific problem that the charact…
Play
written so that they could be performed on stage.
Short Story
fictional story that is written without chapters.
Genre Definition
Play
Short Story
Novel
Drama
written so that they could be performed on stage.
fictional story that is written without chapters.
an extended fictional story that is divided into chapters.
The story revolves around a specific problem that the charact…
Play
written so that they could be performed on stage.
Short Story
fictional story that is written without chapters.
16 terms
Genre Definition
Play
Short Story
Novel
Drama
written so that they could be performed on stage.
fictional story that is written without chapters.
an extended fictional story that is divided into chapters.
The story revolves around a specific problem that the charact…
Play
written so that they could be performed on stage.
Short Story
fictional story that is written without chapters.
16 terms
Genre Definition
Play
Short Story
Novel
Drama
written so that they could be performed on stage.
fictional story that is written without chapters.
an extended fictional story that is divided into chapters.
The story revolves around a specific problem that the charact…
Play
written so that they could be performed on stage.
Short Story
fictional story that is written without chapters.
16 terms
Genre Definition
Play
Short Story
Novel
Drama
written so that they could be performed on stage.
fictional story that is written without chapters.
an extended fictional story that is divided into chapters.
The story revolves around a specific problem that the charact…
Play
written so that they could be performed on stage.
Short Story
fictional story that is written without chapters.
20 terms
Genre Definitions
fiction
historical fiction
science fiction
fantasy
any story that comes from the author's imagination
imaginary story based on a person, time, or event from history
imaginary story dealing with aliens, the distant future, or a…
imaginary story containing monsters, magic, or other supernat…
fiction
any story that comes from the author's imagination
historical fiction
imaginary story based on a person, time, or event from history
18 terms
genre definitions
ballet
chorale fantasia
suite
gloria
a dance form featuring a staged presentation of group or solo…
a type of large composition based on a chorale melody, both w…
collection of dances
the second musical section of the Ordinary of the Mass
ballet
a dance form featuring a staged presentation of group or solo…
chorale fantasia
a type of large composition based on a chorale melody, both w…
23 terms
Genre Definitions
Horror
Latino Literature
Hardboiled Detective:
Gonzo Journalism
History: ... started in folklore... first real horror book was Dant…
History: began during the mexican revolution as writers descr…
History - started in pulp magazines (Black Mask) in 1920s pro…
-History: Prominent in the 70's (+ onwards), came from New Jo…
Horror
History: ... started in folklore... first real horror book was Dant…
Latino Literature
History: began during the mexican revolution as writers descr…
10 terms
Genre definitions
Biography
Autobiography
Fantasy
Historical fiction
The story of a real person's life written by another person.
The story of a real person's life written by that person.
Story that can't actually happen in real life.
Real setting with made up characters.
Biography
The story of a real person's life written by another person.
Autobiography
The story of a real person's life written by that person.
Genre Definitions
autobiography
biography
diary
essay
a persons life story, written by that person
a persons life story written by someone else
a daily record of personal events thoughts, or private feelings
a written work that shows a writter's opinion on some basic o…
autobiography
a persons life story, written by that person
biography
a persons life story written by someone else
16 terms
Genre Definition
Play
Short Story
Novel
Drama
written so that they could be performed on stage.
fictional story that is written without chapters.
an extended fictional story that is divided into chapters.
The story revolves around a specific problem that the charact…
Play
written so that they could be performed on stage.
Short Story
fictional story that is written without chapters.
16 terms
Genre Definition
Play
Short Story
Novel
Drama
written so that they could be performed on stage.
fictional story that is written without chapters.
an extended fictional story that is divided into chapters.
The story revolves around a specific problem that the charact…
Play
written so that they could be performed on stage.
Short Story
fictional story that is written without chapters.
Genre Definition
Play
Short Story
Novel
Drama
written so that they could be performed on stage.
fictional story that is written without chapters.
an extended fictional story that is divided into chapters.
The story revolves around a specific problem that the charact…
Play
written so that they could be performed on stage.
Short Story
fictional story that is written without chapters.
Genre Definition
Play
Short Story
Novel
Drama
written so that they could be performed on stage.
fictional story that is written without chapters.
an extended fictional story that is divided into chapters.
The story revolves around a specific problem that the charact…
Play
written so that they could be performed on stage.
Short Story
fictional story that is written without chapters.
16 terms
Genre Definition
Play
Short Story
Novel
Drama
written so that they could be performed on stage.
fictional story that is written without chapters.
an extended fictional story that is divided into chapters.
The story revolves around a specific problem that the charact…
Play
written so that they could be performed on stage.
Short Story
fictional story that is written without chapters.
16 terms
Genre Definition
Play
Short Story
Novel
Drama
written so that they could be performed on stage.
fictional story that is written without chapters.
an extended fictional story that is divided into chapters.
The story revolves around a specific problem that the charact…
Play
written so that they could be performed on stage.
Short Story
fictional story that is written without chapters.
16 terms
Genre Definition
Play
Short Story
Novel
Drama
written so that they could be performed on stage.
fictional story that is written without chapters.
an extended fictional story that is divided into chapters.
The story revolves around a specific problem that the charact…
Play
written so that they could be performed on stage.
Short Story
fictional story that is written without chapters.
10 terms
Genre definitions
Action
Adventure
Mystery
Historical Fiction
A novel that focuses on action, not on characters
A novel that has characters on an adventure. There is excitem…
A story where there is a mystery or crime that needs to be so…
A story that takes place further in the past. There is a lot…
Action
A novel that focuses on action, not on characters
Adventure
A novel that has characters on an adventure. There is excitem…
20 terms
Genre Definitions
realistic fiction
adventure
historical fiction
mystery
a story using made-up characters with events that could happe…
a type of realistic fiction that is exciting and usually has…
a fictional story that takes place in a particular time perio…
a suspenseful story about a puzzling event that is not solved…
realistic fiction
a story using made-up characters with events that could happe…
adventure
a type of realistic fiction that is exciting and usually has…
21 terms
Genre Definitions
Animal Stories
Adventure/ Survival
Mystery
Supernatural
These stories have creatures that talk and think as themselve…
Nonstop action and physical challenge describe these stories.…
Detective work to solve clues or unravel secrets is the centr…
These are stories set in real world but with Fantastical elem…
Animal Stories
These stories have creatures that talk and think as themselve…
Adventure/ Survival
Nonstop action and physical challenge describe these stories.…
16 terms
Genre Definition
Play
Short Story
Novel
Drama
written so that they could be performed on stage.
fictional story that is written without chapters.
an extended fictional story that is divided into chapters.
The story revolves around a specific problem that the charact…
Play
written so that they could be performed on stage.
Short Story
fictional story that is written without chapters.
16 terms
Genre Definition
Play
Short Story
Novel
Drama
written so that they could be performed on stage.
fictional story that is written without chapters.
an extended fictional story that is divided into chapters.
The story revolves around a specific problem that the charact…
Play
written so that they could be performed on stage.
Short Story
fictional story that is written without chapters.
16 terms
Genre Definition
Play
Short Story
Novel
Drama
written so that they could be performed on stage.
fictional story that is written without chapters.
an extended fictional story that is divided into chapters.
The story revolves around a specific problem that the charact…
Play
written so that they could be performed on stage.
Short Story
fictional story that is written without chapters.
16 terms
Genre Definition
Play
Short Story
Novel
Drama
written so that they could be performed on stage.
fictional story that is written without chapters.
an extended fictional story that is divided into chapters.
The story revolves around a specific problem that the charact…
Play
written so that they could be performed on stage.
Short Story
fictional story that is written without chapters.
16 terms
Genre Definition
Play
Short Story
Novel
Drama
written so that they could be performed on stage.
fictional story that is written without chapters.
an extended fictional story that is divided into chapters.
The story revolves around a specific problem that the charact…
Play
written so that they could be performed on stage.
Short Story
fictional story that is written without chapters.
16 terms
Genre Definition
Play
Short Story
Novel
Drama
written so that they could be performed on stage.
fictional story that is written without chapters.
an extended fictional story that is divided into chapters.
The story revolves around a specific problem that the charact…
Play
written so that they could be performed on stage.
Short Story
fictional story that is written without chapters.
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