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Genre

Established categories of literary works or other forms of art or entertainment that are based on some set of stylistic criteria or conventions.

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experimental literature

Literature; Genre

Experimental literature refers to written work—usually fiction or poetry—that emphasizes innovation, most especially in technique.

fable

Literature; Genre

Fable is a literary genre. A fable is a succinct fictional story, in prose or verse, that features animals, mythical creatures, plants, inanimate objects or forces of nature which are ...

fabliau

Literature; Genre

A fabliau (plural fabliaux) is a comic, often anonymous tale written by jongleurs in northeast France between ca. 1150 and 1400. They are generally characterized by an excessiveness of sexual and ...

fairy tale

Literature; Genre

A fairy tale is a type of short story that typically features European folkloric fantasy characters, such as fairies, goblins, elves, trolls, dwarves, giants, witches, mermaids, or gnomes, and ...

false protagonist

Literature; Genre

In fiction, a false protagonist is a literary technique, often used to make the plot more jarring or more memorable by fooling the audience's preconceptions, that constructs a character who the ...

family

Literature; Genre

In human context, a family (from Latin: familia) is a group of people affiliated by consanguinity (by recognized birth), affinity (by marriage), or co-residence/shared consumption (see Nurture ...

family saga

Literature; Genre

The family saga is a genre of literature which chronicles the lives and doings of a family or a number of related or interconnected families over a period of time. In novels (or sometimes sequences ...

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