Genres of literature: Originartes from the french word meaning kind or type.


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Genres of literature: Originartes from the french word meaning kind or type. by Mind Map: Genres of literature: Originartes from the french word meaning kind or type.

1. Novel: It’s an invented prose narrative of considerable length and a certain complexity captivating human experience, usually through a connected sequence of events involving a group of persons in a specific setting

1.1. Types: Picaresque. Epistolary. Gothic. Romantic. Realist. Historical.

1.2. Woman Writers: During the eighteenth century, women utilized their free time to read and write novels. They explored the world of women, their emotions, identities, experiences and problems.

1.2.1. Charlotte Bronte´s:She was an English novelist best known for Jane Eyre (1847),

1.2.2. Elizabeth Era

1.3. The first half of the 19th century was influenced by the romanticism of the previous era.

1.4. Modern novels:The characters in modern and contemporary novels questioned the existence of God, the supremacy of the human reason, and the nature of reality.

1.5. Parts of a novel:A cohesive, believable plot structure. Well-defined, credible characters. A strong undercurrent of reality.

2. Poetry: Writing that formulates an imaginative awareness of experience in language chosen and arranged to create a specific emotional response through meaning, sound, and rhythm.

3. Drama: A literary form of writing for theatre, which narrates a story with elements of conflicts, tensions, and actions through dialogues of characters.

4. Essay:Is a short form of literary composition based on a single subject matter.

5. Short essay:Is a fully developed story which focuses on the incidents bigger or smaller and evokes strong feelings from its readers. A short story often has a few characters in the plot.

6. Subclasifications

6.1. Comedy:Is generally defined as a literary work that is written to amuse or entertain a reader.

6.2. Romance:A story of chivalry and love. Romance describes stories with of heroes and knights. Chivalry and romantic love, courage, boldness, battles, and rescues of damsels in distress.

6.3. Science fiction:Merriam Webster defines it as, “literature in the form of prose, especially novels, that describes imaginary events and people.”