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What is a genre?
A genre is a category of literature.
What are the five main genres for literature?
- -folk lore
What are the four subgenres of nonfiction?
- -Informational writing
- -Persuasive writing
What are the 4 subgenres for Fiction?
- -historical fiction
- -science fiction
- -realistic fiction
what are two subgenres of DRAMA?
what are the 5 subgenres of folklore?
- -tall tales
- -fairy tales
- -short stories/fables
What is poetry concerned with?
Poetry is concerned with the beauty of language.
The journey to the center of the earth.
EXPLAIN: Because it is not real.
- genre: folklore
- subgenre: fairy tales
- explain: Sleeping beauty is a princess. there are fairies.
THE REIGN OF ATTILA THE HUN
- genre: fiction
- subgenre: historical
because it about history but it is a fiction version
THE PRINCESS OF MARS
- genre: fiction
- subgenre: fantasy
explain: there are people on mars.
THE READING TIME
- genre: nonfiction
- subgenre: informative
- explain: it has information that informs us
What is a biography?
it tells the story of the life of people
writing that is true, factual, informative or persuasive:
the two main genres of this are tragedy and comedy
Most stories fall into this genre, which means the text is made up or a product of the imagination
stories that could actually happen but don't
stories with aliens, advanced technolgy
stories that take place in the wild west: everything is exaggerated in a humorous way
very short stories with talking animals and a moral
stories with gods or godesses, usually about creation
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