Literary Genres

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Literary Genres by Mind Map: Literary Genres

1. Fiction

1.1. Fantasy

1.1.1. Fiction with strange or other worldly settings or characters; fiction which invites suspension of reality.

1.1.2. Game of Thrones

1.2. Folklore

1.2.1. The songs, stories, myths, and proverbs of a people or "folk" as handed down by word of mouth.

1.2.2. King Arthur and the Sword in the Stone

1.3. Historical

1.3.1. Story with fictional characters and events in a historical setting.

1.3.2. Gone with the Wind

1.4. Mystery

1.4.1. Fiction dealing with the solution of a crime or the unraveling of secrets.

1.4.2. The Hound of the Baskervilles

1.5. Realistic Fiction

1.5.1. Story that can actually happen and is true to life.

1.5.2. Pride and Prejudice

1.6. Romance

1.6.1. Romances are centered on tales of love and adventure.

1.6.2. The Cambridge Companion

1.7. Science Fiction

1.7.1. Story based on impact of actual, imagined, or potential science, usually set in the future or on other planets.

1.7.2. The Hunger Games

1.8. Thriller

1.8.1. A story that makes readers nervous or exited.

1.8.2. The girl with no past

2. Nonfiction

2.1. Biography

2.1.1. A story of person's life

2.1.2. Einstein

2.2. Autobiography

2.2.1. A story the author writes about himself or herself

2.2.2. The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

2.3. Narrative non-fiction

2.3.1. A story that happened in real life

2.3.2. Nothing to Envy

2.4. Periodicals

2.4.1. Magazines, newpapers and journals that ar written regularly

2.4.2. News

2.5. Reference materials

2.5.1. Book with facts in alphabetical order

2.5.2. Dictionary