Different Types of Genres

by Emily Reynolds

Humor

A humorous book is a novel they put amusing form or comical form. Incorporates texts that are funny or humorous. Some texts are written simply for humor value; such as joke books, spoofs, and often, books written by comedians.http://www.worldcat.org/genres/humorous-fiction.html

Romance

This genre usually has a theme that explores an issue within love, including but not limited to: love at first sight, forbidden love, love triangles, and sacrificial love.A genre that explores the complex side of love.Romantic-Comedy is a genre that attempts to catch the viewer’s heart with the combination of love and humor.http://thescriptlab.com/screenplay/genre/romance#

Historical Fiction

The settings are drawn from history, and often contains historical persons. Works in this genre often shows the manners and the way the people lived during the times of the story. Historical fiction is not on our shelves as much as other types of fiction books. .http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historical_fiction

Adventure

The adventure genre is a story that has lot of quests and obstacles. The purpose of the quest is to retrieve something save something or find something. like treasure or a princess or a lost world.http://thescriptlab.com/screenplay/genre/adventure#

Memoir

History or memories of something in the past that has happend it has what you thought, felt, and learned.Memoir is everything you felt on a piece of paper.http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/374349/memoir

Science Fiction

Science Fiction is a genre that involves science and technology of the future. It can also sometimes take place in another dimension of other universe its very futuristic. Like The Hunger games ,Divergent, Maze runner, The giver and, Enders gamehttp://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/lesson_images/lesson927/SciFiDefinition.pdf

Biography

A story of a person's life written by someone else. A story of a person about their goals, accomplishments and it is written by a person that knows that person well.


http://grammar.about.com/od/ab/g/biogterm.htm

Mystery

A Mystery genre is also fiction and where a detective or professional solves a crime or series crime. Because the detective is depending on his/her logic reasoning.http://fictionwriting.about.com/od/glossaryofmysterytermstery

Fantasy

A fantasy genre is a story that is like make believe. It can’t actually happen in the real world. Commonly it involves: (magic,supernatural things like vampires, werewolves, wizards, etc)http://thescriptlab.com/screenplay/genre/fantasy#

Realistic Fiction

A Realistic Fiction Genre are either short stories or novels that make you feel like you are in the story meeting the characters because of its realistic describinghttp://education-portal.com/academy/lesson/what-is-realistic-fiction-definition-characteristics-examples.html#lessonhttp://education-portal.com/academy/lesson/what-is-realistic-fiction-definition-characteristics-examples.html

Autobiography

A story of your own life told by yourself.A non fictional book {true book} told of the authors life by the author.http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=1232