Literary Genres and their Characteristics

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Flashcards give the definition and words for Literary Genres.  Students will use them to study. 


 
  
Created Sep 12, 2008
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mcastro2

 

 
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A made up story
 
Fiction
2
A book about a famous person's life
 
Biography
3
A short fictitious story intended to teach a lesson in which animals speak and act like human...
 
Fable
4
A fictitious story based on science and/or technology
 
Science Fiction
5
A story made up and handed down by the common people to explain natural happenings.
 
Myth
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A work of fiction dealing with the solution of a crime
 
Mystery
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A written work that tells a story through action and speech and is meant to be acted on a stage
 
Drama/Play
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A short prose narrative that usually portrays imaginary characters and events
 
Fantasy
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Writing usually with a rhythm that repeats; words used to create images and feelings
 
Poetry
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Literature that contains true facts
 
Nonfiction

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