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    Genres Genres Presentation Transcript

    • Genres
    • Horror
      • Stories that intend to scare, unnerve, or appall the reader.
    • Fantasy
      • Stories that contain elements that are NOT realistic, such as talking animals, magical powers, etc.  Make-believe is what this genre is all about.
    • Historical Fiction
      • Stories which take place in a particular time period in the past.  Often the basic setting is real, but the characters are fictional.
    • Manga
      • Japanese comic books. Manga is often made into Japanese cartoons, or Anime. The art in Manga has a very definite look to it and is often referred to as “Manga Style.”
    • Science Fiction
      • Stories which include futuristic technology; a blend of scientific fact and fictional elements.
    • Vampires
      • Stories concerned largely with the subject of vampires.
    • Poetry
      • Verse and rhythmic writing with imagery that creates emotional responses. It may or may not be written with rhymes.  They are often read aloud.
    • Fairy Tales
      • The characters are make believe.  There may be magical elements.  They often begin with "Once upon a time" and end with "they lived happily ever after."  Good usually versus evil.
    • Mystery/Suspense
      • The characters are usually fictional but they behave in realistic ways.  There is a problem that needs to be solved.  A mystery may have a detective or a spy as a main character.  Clues are used by characters to find a solution to the mystery.
    • Sports & Leisure
      • The story is fictional but with the main character(s) having a strong emphasis on sports &/or leisure activities. Can either be about playing or watching a particular sport
    • High School/Realistic Fiction
      • The characters behave in realistic ways and are placed in a realistic, high school setting.  There is usually a problem or conflict to be solved.  The setting is in modern times.