Writing in the Classroom: High School: Genre

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  1. genre
    a kind of literary or artistic work
  2. fiction
    a literary work based on the imagination
  3. science fiction
    genre involving the imagined impact of technology on society
  4. drama
    the literary genre of works intended for the theater
  5. comedy
    light and humorous drama with a happy ending
  6. romance
    a story dealing with love
  7. mystery
    a story about a crime presented as a novel or play or movie
  8. thriller
    a suspenseful story, play, or movie
  9. short story
    a brief but fully developed prose narrative
  10. novel
    an extended fictional work in prose
  11. novella
    a short novel
  12. script
    a written version of a play or other dramatic composition
  13. poetry
    literature in metrical form
  14. fable
    a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events
  15. parable
    a short moral story
  16. nonfiction
    prose writing that is not formed by the imagination
  17. prose
    ordinary writing as distinguished from verse
  18. essay
    an analytic or interpretive literary composition
  19. biography
    an account of the series of events making up a person's life
  20. autobiography
    a book or account of your own life
  21. memoir
    an account of the author's personal experiences
  22. interview
    the questioning of a person, often conducted by journalists
  23. questionnaire
    a form with a set of queries to gain statistical information
  24. resume
    a summary of your academic and work history
  25. anecdote
    short account of an incident
Created on July 28, 2022 (updated August 2, 2022)

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