Fantasy Definition- a) the creative power of the imagination. b) An unrealistic and impractical idea • She has this fantasy that someday she’ll write a novel c) Literature- a type of fiction featuring imaginary worlds and magical or supernatural events My Definition of the Genre- When I think of fantasy in literature my mind tends to skip to dragons, fairies and elves. But the fact is that any fictional book is fantasy. Every book contains a world created entirely by [...]
Official definition- art or literature intended to arouse sexual desire by portraying sex in an explicit way. My definition- Material that needs to be hidden when read and makes you blush/cringe.
Definition- somebody who investigates and gathers evidence about possible crimes or wrongdoing. My Definition of the genre- To be honest I haven’t read very many detective novels. I find that typical detective stories tend to be based around either crime or adventure, such as Indiana Jones or Bones. (When it comes to reading I prefer the Indian Jones style of things.)
Definition- entertainment that is amusing, the humorous aspects of a situation or work of art My Definition of the genre Comedy is a tricky thing, there are many types of comedy: slapstick, dark humour, cheeky and the general comedy that is life. It is easy to read and very difficult to write. Whatever style of comedy it may be, in order for it to be funny it must usually contain an element of truth.
Definition- an account of somebody’s life written or produced by another person, e.g. as a book, movie, or television program. My definition of the genre- I will admit here and now that the even idea of reading a biography bores me. Not to mention that I somehow feel guilty about reading into the life of another person. What business is it of mine that they went to school at such and such a place and ate cheese sandwiches for [...]
There are so many genres and sub genres of books out there that I began to wonder how many of them were genres and how many were the same thing with a different name. So as a challenge to myself I have decided to write about a genre for every letter of the alphabet. Each genre will include a definition of the word, my take of the genre and a few short samples of writing in that genre. My hope [...]