Flashcards - NES ELA: Types of Literary Fiction

Flashcards - NES ELA: Types of Literary Fiction
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historical fiction
Historical fiction is a literary genre in which the plot takes place in a setting located in the past
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Gothic fiction
Gothic fiction, which is largely known by the subgenre of Gothic horror, is a genre or mode of literature and film that combines fiction and horror, death, and at times romance
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short story
A short story is a piece of prose fiction that can be read in one sitting
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novella
A novella is a work of written, fictional, narrative prose normally longer than a short story but shorter than a novel
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novel
A novel is a long narrative, normally in prose, which describes fictional characters and events, usually in the form of a sequential story
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novel
A novel is a long narrative, normally in prose, which describes fictional characters and events, usually in the form of a sequential story
novella
A novella is a work of written, fictional, narrative prose normally longer than a short story but shorter than a novel
short story
A short story is a piece of prose fiction that can be read in one sitting
Gothic fiction
Gothic fiction, which is largely known by the subgenre of Gothic horror, is a genre or mode of literature and film that combines fiction and horror, death, and at times romance
historical fiction
Historical fiction is a literary genre in which the plot takes place in a setting located in the past
morality plays
The morality play is a genre of Medieval and early Tudor theatrical entertainment
Christian fiction
A Christian novel is any novel that expounds and illustrates a Christian world view in its plot, its characters, or both, or which deals with Christian themes in a positive way
mystery fiction
Mystery fiction is a genre of fiction usually involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved
Police Procedural
The police procedural, or police crime drama, is a subgenre of detective fiction that attempts to convincingly depict the activities of a police force as they investigate crimes
Crime fiction
Crime fiction is the literary genre that fictionalises crimes, their detection, criminals, and their motives

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