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Literary Genres

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Literary Genres

Literary: anything having to do with written works (books, poems, stories…)

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Literary Genres

Literary: anything having to do with written works (books, poems, stories…)

Genres: this is where books are sorted and divided by different topics, areas, departments, subjects or

catagories

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Literary Genres

Most book stores

And video stores

Are arranged by

Genres!

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Literary Genres

Some different

Literary genres

Are...

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Literary Genres

Mystery

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Literary Genres

Mystery

Fantasy

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Literary Genres

Mystery

Fantasy

Realistic Fiction

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Literary Genres

Mystery

Fantasy

Realistic Fiction

Horror

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Literary Genres

Mystery

Fantasy

Realistic Fiction

Horror

Fairytales

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Literary Genres

Mystery

Fantasy

Realistic Fiction

Horror

Fairytales

Historical Fiction

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Literary Genres

Mystery

Fantasy

Realistic Fiction

Horror

Fairytales

Historical Fiction

Period Fiction

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Literary Genres

Mystery

Fantasy

Realistic Fiction

Horror

Fairytales

Historical Fiction

Period Fiction

Folktales

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Literary Genres

Mystery

Fantasy

Realistic Fiction

Horror

Fairytales

Historical Fiction

Period Fiction

Folktales

Legends

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Literary Genres

Mystery

Fantasy

Realistic Fiction

Horror

Fairytales

Historical Fiction

Period Fiction

Folktales

Legends

science Fiction

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Literary Genres

Mystery

Fantasy

Realistic Fiction

Horror

Fairytales

Historical Fiction

Period Fiction

Folktales

Legends

science Fiction

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Realistic fiction

A genre of literature that deals with stories that are fiction

(not true) but could possibly happen in real life.

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Realistic fiction

A genre of literature that deals with stories that are fiction

(not true) but could possibly happen in real life.

Drama

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Realistic fiction

A genre of literature that deals with stories that are fiction

(not true) but could possibly happen in real life.

Drama

Adventure

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Realistic fiction

A genre of literature that deals with stories that are fiction

(not true) but could possibly happen in real life.

Drama

Romance

Adventure

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Realistic fiction

A genre of literature that deals with stories that are fiction

(not true) but could possibly happen in real life.

Comedy

Drama

Romance

Adventure

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Realistic fiction

A genre of literature that deals with stories that are fiction

(not true) but could possibly happen in real life.

Comedy

Drama

Romance

Adventure

Sports

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Realistic fiction

A genre of literature that deals with stories that are fiction

(not true) but could possibly happen in real life.

Comedy

Drama

Romance

Adventure

Sports

Outdoors

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Realistic fiction

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Mystery ???

A genre of literature where the

Plot centers on solving some sort

Of puzzling crime or similar

strange situation

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Mystery ???

Today there are many

different mystery series

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Horror

A genre of fiction intended to scare, unsettle and horrify the audience.

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Horror

A genre of fiction intended to scare, unsettle and horrify the audience.

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Horror

There are many good horror books for kids as well….

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Fantasy

Fantasy

is a genre that uses magic and other supernatural

forms as a primary element of plot, theme, and/or setting.

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Fantasy

Fantasy

is a genre that uses magic and other supernatural

forms as a primary element of plot, theme, and/or setting.

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Fantasy

Here are a few fantasies you can check out…..

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Science Fiction

A genre of fiction similar to fantasy that uses scientific

explanations to create a believable story in what are often

very unbelievable situations.

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Science Fiction

We have many good science fiction titles available from

many different authors………..

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Historical

Fiction

A genre of fiction that often portrays fictional accounts

or dramatizations of historical figures or events.

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Historical

Fiction

Historical fiction is often written about famous figures

from history. These stories are sometimes written to

follow the facts of actual events and other times are

very far from the actual truth.

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Historical

Fiction

You can find many

good titles

under the topic Historical

Fiction:

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Period Fiction

A genre of fiction set during a certain period in time

but not based around a famous person or event.

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Period Fiction

A genre of fiction set during a certain period in time

but not based around a famous person or event.

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Fairy tales, folk tales, tall tales,

legends,

fables and myths

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Fairy tales

A genre of fiction where a shorter story contains magical

elements or creatures and often involves far-fetched events.

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Fairy tales

A genre of fiction where a shorter story contains magical

elements or creatures and often involves far-fetched events.

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folk tales

A genre of fiction that includes stories told or handed down by a

certain area, culture, or group. These often include holiday stories.

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folk tales

A genre of fiction that includes stories told or handed down by a

certain area, culture, or group. These often include holiday stories.

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tall tales

A genre of fiction where short stories that are greatly exaggerated

are told as if they were real. These stories are often about heroes.

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tall tales

A genre of fiction where short stories that are greatly exaggerated

are told as if they were real. These stories are often about heroes.

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legends

A genre of fiction where the story is thought to have taken

place at sometime during history and has an certain amount

of believability. These are often made up stories about real

people. Sometimes they are true stories but exaggerated and

sometimes they are just true…

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legends

A genre of fiction where the story is thought to have taken

place at sometime during history and has an certain amount

of believability. These are often made up stories about real

people. Sometimes they are true stories but exaggerated and

sometimes they are just true…

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fables

A genre of fiction where a short story is told to try to teach

a moral lesson. These often have animals acting like people.

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fables

A genre of fiction where a short story is told to try to teach

a moral lesson. These often have animals acting like people.

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myths

A genre of fiction that relates old stories of a certain area or

group that are very traditional and often almost sacred.

They often tell how certain natural elements came to be or

how certain creatures were given certain traits.

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myths

A genre of fiction that relates old stories of a certain area or

group that are very traditional and often almost sacred.

They often tell how certain natural elements came to be or

how certain creatures were given certain traits.

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Literary Genres

Mystery

Fantasy

Realistic Fiction

Horror

Fairytales

Historical Fiction

Period Fiction

Folktales

Legends

science Fiction

This concludes our presentation about