Genre Project

By: Laya Kappagantula

Adventure

A genre of fiction in which an adventure, an exciting undertaking involving risk and the physical danger for the hero, forms the main storyline.An adventure story is about a person who voyages to epic or distant places to fulfill something. It can have many other genre parts included within it, because it is a very wide genre. The person has a mission and faces obstacles to get to his destination.

Autobiography

An Autobiography is a book that is about a persons life and is written by that person it’s usually in first person ( I,me, I said)


Biography

The genre biography is a written history of someone's life that is written by someone else. For example, you can find many biographies about famous presidents and people like Abraham Lincoln.

Fantasy

Fantasy is a genre about imaginary things or impossible things that can not happen. Some fantasy novels take place in different worlds. For example the Harry Potter series has wands, spells, and magical creatures. It even has a secret train, and the only way to get to it is to walk threw a wall.


Historical Fiction

Historical Fiction is when the story takes place in the past, and it has fictional characters or imaginative ideas in them.


Humor

In this genre, the main goal of this genre is to make the reader laugh. Often combined with other elements such as romance and action/adventure. Austin Powers and Men In Black are examples of humor.Humor is usually a work of fiction in which the writer seeks to amuse the reader, sometimes with subtlety and as part of a carefully woven narrative, sometimes above all other considerations. It could indeed be said that comedy fiction is literary work that aims primarily to provoke laughter, but this isn't always as obvious as it first may seem.


Memoir

A memoir is a genre that is like a shorter version of an Autobiography. A memoir is based on a specific type of an event written by the person who experienced the event. Instead of writing the story of their life, they write about a small portion of their life. It is usully in first person (I, me, you we).

Mystery

A mystery novel is a fiction story when a person (like a detective) solves a mystery or suspicious event (like a crime)

Realistic Fiction

Writing that reflects life as it could be lived today.

a realistic fiction story could happen to real people living in today’s natural physical world.Realistic fiction is a genre consisting of stories that could have actually occurred to people or animals in a believable setting. These stories resemble real life, and fictional characters within these stories react similarly to real people.

Romance (Love Stories)

A romance novel is a book where the whole story is about two people who are in love. There are usually issues with love triangles, forbidden love, and a sacrifice.

Science Fiction

Science fiction is a genre that deals with imaginative things like futuristic technology, utopian and dystopian societies, time and space travel. Authors usually write to talk about consequences like technology gone wrong.

Thriller (Horror/Scary Stories)

Thriller- it’s a broad genre and most authors that write thriller books use suspense, tension, excitement and surprises to frighten you at an unexpected time.It's usually a scary story.