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  • In Literature, There Are Genres. Two Main Genres Are Fiction

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    literature, there are genres. Two main genres are fiction and nonfiction. Fiction is a work of art that is not real or based on the facts. “‘Fiction’ refers to literature created from the imagination” (“What is the difference…?”). It can explain a story in a different point of view, maybe in a way that is out of the norm. Fiction is basically just nonfiction in an exaggerated way. Though fiction may not be based on the facts, it can still resemblance a sense of real life events. “Fiction may base on stories

  • The Science Fiction Genre And Genre Essay

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    The science fiction film genre has been around almost as long as movies have, but like the cinema it is still a fairly young art form. This genre came into existence shortly after the invention of the movie camera in 1888 and has endured for over one-hundred years. Science fiction is adaptive; it changes with the times and this trend can be seen in its incorporation of other genres, cultural history and technology. This essay will attempt to define the genre, chronicle the history and evolution,

  • The Fiction Genre Of Gothic Fiction

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    The Literary fiction genre of Gothic, including Crime and Horror, usually features a figure of Otherness as either the protagonists of antagonists of the story. The noun Otherness is used in this context to describe a being that is different from the norm. This could be a creature that is not human at all or an individual as representation of a minority group in the human society, in either race, class, sexuality or gender. These figure often have the function of discussing issues, such as homosexuality

  • Essay on Gender in The Crime Drama Fiction Genre

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    According to John Fiske, “Television as a culture is a crucial part of the social dynamics.” Indeed any television genre is based on apparent similarities, differences and on expectations as well as assumptions shared by the viewers. It is also a cross-cultural translatability as it is understood in a diversity of contexts and markets. According to Graeme Burton (2000), the genre study leads to understanding of audience pleasures and revelation of cultural myths. Also an understanding of finance

  • The Elements Of The Genre Of Speculative Fiction

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    Kindred and Beloved, as well as Who Fears Death, are examples of the genre of Speculative Fiction. This type of literature features supernatural and/or futuristic elements. Is serves as an umbrella term and includes science fiction, fantasy, literary fiction, supernatural fiction, horror, dystopia, utopia, (post-)apocalyptic and superhero elements, as well as their combinations (Jackson and Moody-Freeman, 127). Hence, “in Speculative Fiction the action of the story can take place in a culture that never

  • Elements Of Crime Fiction Genre

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    Crime fiction has set the stage for popular action and thriller movies derived from this genre. It has not only thrilled audiences in the mid-1800s but has thrilled generations of film enthusiasts and book worms alike. The crime fiction genre, is exactly as it sounds. It is fictional stories based on the solving of a crime or anything to do with crime. But in order for a story to be classed as ‘crime fiction’ it must follow key elements. The best crime fiction stories show two or more of these elements

  • Historical Fiction And Romance Genres In Literature

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    All novels can be categorized into genres based on their plots and characters. This allows for readers to easily identify a variety of books that they may enjoy due to shared writing styles and story lines. For example, works of historical fiction take place in the past and are based on historical events and attitudes of the time. The novel The Help by Kathryn Stockett is a wonderful example of this genre. It is about a white socialite, Skeeter, who works in secret with the coloured help of Jackson

  • The Literary Genre Of Science Fiction

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    The literary genre of science fiction, or sci-fi, delves into the seemingly predictable and utopian-like future. Science-fiction is often looked down upon due to its unrealistic plot lines. However, Isaac Asimov enlightens the average person: "Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of today - but the core of science fiction, its essence, the concept around which it revolves, has become crucial to our salvation if we are to be saved at

  • The Science Fiction Film Genre Essay

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    Science Fiction Films The science fiction film genre has been around almost as long as movies have, but like the cinema it is still a fairly young art form. This genre came into existence shortly after the invention of the movie camera in 1888 and has endured for over one-hundred years. Science fiction is adaptive; it changes with the times and this trend can be seen in its incorporation of other genres, cultural history and technology. This essay will attempt to define the genre, chronicle the history

  • Dystopian And Other Science Fiction Genres

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    other science fiction genres literature often critique society in meaningful ways that give the novels greater depth than might be expected of books written for younger audiences. Recently, “dystopian novels set in some dark, post-nuclear fallout future have dominated the young adult—better known as YA—bestseller lists” (Donston-Miller). The line between age groups in some of these novels also blur as adults latch on the increasingly complex themes and characters in modern science fiction for young

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