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Literary Genres


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This is PowerPoint is a brief introduction to the various types of literary genres.

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Literary Genres

  1. 1. Literary Genres Mrs. Porter
  2. 2. Several ways to divide books. Can you name a way books are divided?
  3. 3. Format : <ul><li>Chapter Book </li></ul><ul><li>Picture Book </li></ul><ul><li>Newspaper </li></ul><ul><li>Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>What are some others? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Content: <ul><li>Animals </li></ul><ul><li>Weather </li></ul><ul><li>Cars </li></ul><ul><li>People </li></ul><ul><li>Sports </li></ul><ul><li>What are some others? </li></ul>
  5. 5. What does Genre mean? <ul><li>Genre is a French word that means type or kind. So, the genre of a book is what? </li></ul>
  6. 6. What is a Literary Genre? A literary composition characterized by a particular style, form, or content.
  7. 7. Genre: <ul><li>Realistic Fiction </li></ul><ul><li>Biography </li></ul><ul><li>Informational </li></ul><ul><li>Poetry </li></ul><ul><li>Fantasy </li></ul><ul><li>What are some others? </li></ul>
  8. 8. 5 Major Genres <ul><li>Fiction </li></ul><ul><li>Nonfiction </li></ul><ul><li>Drama (Plays) </li></ul><ul><li>Folktale </li></ul><ul><li>Poetry </li></ul>
  9. 9. SUBGENRES ABC Poem Fable Plays Biography Mystery Free Verse Tall Tale Comedy Essay Science Fiction Sonnets Legend Tragedy Reference Fantasy Triangle Fairy Tale Musicals Informational Historical Fiction Haiku Myth Skits Autobiography Realistic Fiction POETRY FOLKTALE DRAMA NONFICTION FICTION