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Fiction Genres

Middle School

Linda Bugliosi

on 22 March 2013

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Transcript of Fiction Genres

Do you have a favorite? Fiction Genres Realistic Fiction Mystery Mystery- A narrative involving a crime or problem around which the plot is built. The main character (sleuth) is on a search to find the hidden secrets to explain clue-based events, the truth, and solve the problem. The focus is on the character and actions of the person solving the crime rather than on the criminal or victims of the crime. Fantasy highly imaginative
conflict between good and evil
magic plays a key role
main characters often experience fantastic events, places, or time periods -made up story
could possibly happen
reflects life as it could be lived today
characters have normal, human powers Historical Fiction Historical facts blend with imaginary characters and plot.
It is a story that, though imaginary, is within the possibility that such events could have occurred. Humorous Fiction These are novels and stories written in a comical and amusing manner.
The purpose is to entertain and make you laugh. Adventure/Survival characters participate in hazardous or exciting experiences. Science Fiction Science Fiction is a story which examines worlds based on technology and invention that might be possible in the future. Some Examples:
virtual reality
high tech worlds
journeys through space and time
alternate realities
different types of societies & structures Realistic Fiction
by R. J. Palacio Historical Fiction:
"Number the Stars"
by Lois Lowry Science Fiction
"Michael Vey - Prisoner of Cell 25
by Richard Paul Evans Mystery
"Closed for the Season"
by Mary Downing Hahn Humorous Fiction
"Dork Diaries"
by Rachel Renee Russell Adventure
by Anthony Horowitz
"The Kane Chronicles"
by Rick Riordan
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