FICTION

This is a mind map about FICTION, and its meaning and types.

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FICTION by Mind Map: FICTION

1. Definition and Types

1.1. Imaginative work of prose

1.2. Novel

1.2.1. 50,000 words (170 pages)

1.3. Novella

1.3.1. 17,500 words but less than 50,000 (60-170 pages)

1.4. Short Story

1.4.1. 2,000 - 7,500 words

2. Types of Novel

2.1. Realistic Novel

2.2. Historical Novel

2.3. Epistolary Novel

2.4. Gothic Novel

2.5. Autobiographical Novel

2.6. Detective Novel

2.7. Political Novel

2.8. Sociological Novel

2.9. Romantic Novel

3. #1 Brief Tale

3.1. Should be read at a single sitting

4. #2 Factual but poetic

4.1. Should combine a matter-of-fact description with poetic atmosphere

5. #3 Unified impression

5.1. Should present a unified impression of temper, tone, color & effect

6. #4 Pivotal point

6.1. Should show a decisive moment in life

7. What makes a good short story?

8. #5 Snapshot only

8.1. Should have little action & little character development

9. #6 Simple

9.1. Shouldn't have a complex plot