Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

NOTE: To change the image on this slide, select the picture and delete it. Then click the Pictures icon in the placeholder to insert your own image. LITERARY.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "NOTE: To change the image on this slide, select the picture and delete it. Then click the Pictures icon in the placeholder to insert your own image. LITERARY."— Presentation transcript:

1

2 NOTE: To change the image on this slide, select the picture and delete it. Then click the Pictures icon in the placeholder to insert your own image. LITERARY GENRES TEDU 220 By: Coralis J. Soto April 2013

3 Index  Literary Genre Definition Literary Genre Definition  Categories Categories  Major Forms of Literature Major Forms of Literature  Common Literary Genres Common Literary Genres  Exercises Exercises Click on the Home Icon to Get to get back to the Index

4 Introduction  The following module will serve as an introduction or review to the most common genres in literature. It will help and teach the student to correctly identify each of them and compare one to each other. It includes images, additional information and exercises.

5 Literary Genres  In terms of literature, each form of writing is divided by genres in order to identify and differentiate them between each other. A genre will include several works of literature that share characteristics between them.

6 Literary Genres  First of all, every form of writing is divided in two categories: Fiction and Non-Fiction.

7 Non-Fiction  Non-Fiction will be set and talk about events that actually occurred, for example: Biography Newspaper Documentary

8 Fiction  A work of fiction will be a story that has been made up by the author. None of the events occurred in real life and they have been product of their imagination.  More Information: rl/ll/litrlgenres.asp m

9 Major Forms of Literature

10 Novel  A novel is a long narrative prose that describes stories and their events.

11 Poem  A poem is a rhythmical composition written for creating a reaction of feelings in the reader.

12 Drama  A drama is a fiction commonly represented in performance.

13 Short Story  Brief work of literature usually written in narrative prose.

14 Common Literary Genres

15 Fairy Tale  Stories about magical creatures. Most common is children books.  “Cinderella”  “The Little Mermaid”

16 Fairy Tale

17 Fable  Demonstrates useful truth and lesson. Usually presents animals as characters.  “The Boy Who Cried Wolf”

18 Fable Hennessy/

19 Fantasy  Fiction with strange or unreal characters and/or settings.  The Chronicles of Narnia

20 Fantasy

21 Folklore  Stories that have been passed through generations.  ”Beowulf”

22 Folklore

23 Historical Fiction  Story of fictional characters in a setting that actually occurred.  “The Other Boleyn Girl”

24 Historical Fiction

25 Horror  Fiction that evokes feelings of dread in the reader and the characters.  “Frankenstein:  H.P. Lovecraft Stories

26 Horror frankenstein.html

27 Humor  Fiction that contains fun and excitement. There can be humor in all genres though.  “Diary Of A Wimpy Kid”

28 Humor kid/images/ /title/greg-photo

29 Legend  Fiction based on folk but that contains imaginative material.  “Atlantis”

30 Legend https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/richard-ellis/imagining-atlantis/

31 Mystery  Fiction which plot consists on the solution of a crime or unveiling secrets.  Agatha Cristie’s  Nancy Drew Stories  The Hardy Boys

32 Mystery

33 Poem  Writing with imagery with the purpose of evoking an emotional response.  “The Raven”  Sonet Number 18

34 Poem

35 Science Fiction  Fiction that contains elements of science. It is usually set in the future or in other planets.  “The Time Machine”

36 Science Fiction

37 Short Story  A fiction so short it does not contains sub-plots.  “Stone Soup”

38 Short Story

39 Drama  Conflict and emotion is expressed through dialog and action. It is usually represented on stage.  “Romeo and Juliet”  “Othello”

40 Drama

41 Exercises

42 Exercise 1  In Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein a scientist attempt to create life turned wrong. Instead a disfigured, frightful creature was born. Through the plot many dreadful and scary events will occur. Which category does this novel fit into?  A) Sci-Fi A) Sci-Fi  B) Folk B) Folk  C) Horror C) Horror  D) Fable D) Fable

43 Exercise 1 Wrong: Remember, science fiction is defined as a plot where technological or/and futuristic subjects are developed. Try Again

44 Exercise 1 Wrong Remember, a folk story is the one that has been passed from generations in a culture. Try Again

45 Exercise 1 Correct! Frankenstein is a novel of horror due to the dreadful events that occur through the story. Next

46 Exercise 1 Wrong Remember, a fable is a story that teaches a lesson. It is mainly represented with talking animals as characters. Try Again

47 Exercise 2  A newspaper includes information on historical events. Where would it fit into?  A) Fiction A) Fiction  B) Non-Fiction B) Non-Fiction

48 Exercise 2 Wrong Remember, fiction means something it’s not real. Try Again

49 Exercise 2 Correct! The newspaper provides us with factual information. Next

50 Exercise 3  A story where a talking animal learns and teach a life lesson would be called a:  A) Mystery A) Mystery  B) Short Story B) Short Story  C) Fable C) Fable  D) Drama D) Drama

51 Exercise 3 Wrong Remember, in a mystery, a crime must be solved. Try Again

52 Exercise 3 Wrong Remember, a story with a lesson to teach has it’s own genre. Try Again

53 Exercise 3 Correct! A short story that teaches a lesson it’s called a fable. Next

54 Exercise 3 Wrong Remember, a drama is a performed story. Try Again

55 Exercise 4  A children’s story where a fairy Godmother or a witch will use its powers to help or harm the hero/heroin would be:  A) Mystery A) Mystery  B) Fable B) Fable  C) Fairy Tale C) Fairy Tale  D) Horror D) Horror

56 Exercise 4 Wrong Remember, in a mystery, a crime must be solved Try Again

57 Exercise 4 Wrong Remember, a fable is defined as a story that is intended to teach a lesson. Try Again

58 Exercise 4 Correct! It is a Fairy Tale. Next

59 Exercise 4 Wrong Remember, a Horror story would be that which is intended to create fear or dread in the reader. Try Again

60 Exercise 5  Which book category would this summary fill into? “Monica Brown has disappeared leaving only a strange picture under the tree she was last seen at. Her cousins start finding bizarre messages that lead them to finding clues to Monica’s whereabouts. Will they ever find Monica? Or will they have the same fate?  A) Drama A) Drama  B) Fable B) Fable  C) Mystery C) Mystery  D) Fairy Tale D) Fairy Tale

61 Exercise 5 Wrong Remember, a drama is a performed story. Try Again

62 Exercise 5 Wrong Remember, a fable is defined as a story that is intended to teach a lesson. Try Again

63 Exercise 5 Correct! That type of story would be classified as a Mystery. Next

64 Exercise 5 Wrong Remember, a Fantasy is that which includes characters and settings that are non realistic. Try Again

65 Exercise 6  Shakespeare’s most famous work “Romeo and Juliet” is about a young couple’s romance with a tragic ending. It has been performed on stage several times. What genre would it be?  A) Drama A) Drama  B) Sci-Fi B) Sci-Fi  C) Horror C) Horror  D) Fantasy D) Fantasy

66 Exercise 6 Correct! A drama is a performed story. Next

67 Exercise 6 Wrong Remember, Sci-Fi is a story that includes technological and futuristic settings. Try Again

68 Exercise 6 Wrong Remember, a Horror story would be that which is intended to create fear or dread in the reader. Try Again

69 Exercise 6 Wrong Remember, a Fantasy is that which includes characters and settings that are non realistic. Try Again

70 Exercise 7  Edgar Allan Poe’s writings will send shivers down your spine. They will include fearful passages and eerie settings. His poems and stories would be:  A) Humor A) Humor  B) Horror B) Horror  C) Fantasy C) Fantasy  D) Fable D) Fable

71 Exercise 7 Wrong Remember, a humor themed literary work will tell jokes and make you laugh. Try Again

72 Exercise 7 Correct! Next

73 Exercise 7 Wrong Remember, a fantasy story is filled with unrealistic, fantastic (mostly magical) characters and settings. Try Again

74 Exercise 7 Wrong Remember, a fable is defined as a story that is intended to teach a lesson. Try Again

75 Exercise 8  If I wanted to read a book that would mainly make me laugh. Which category should I look under?  A) Mystery A) Mystery  B) Drama B) Drama  C) Humor C) Humor  D) Horror D) Horror

76 Exercise 8 Wrong Remember, in a mystery, a crime must be solved Try Again

77 Exercise 8 Wrong Remember, a drama is a performed story. Try Again

78 Exercise 8 Correct! Next

79 Exercise 8 Wrong Remember, a Horror story would be that which is intended to create fear or dread in the reader. Try Again

80 Exercise 9  Michelle is in the mood to read a good fiction story, but she doesn’t have enough time to read a full novel. What should she look for?  A) Newspaper A) Newspaper  B) Short Story B) Short Story

81 Exercise 9 Wrong Remember, the newspaper inform us with factual events. Try Again

82 Exercise 9 Correct! Next

83 Exercise 10  A short literary work written in rhythmical composition and which includes many metaphors and imagery would most likely be a:  A) Poem A) Poem  B) Novel B) Novel

84 Exercise 10 Correct!

85 Exercise 10 Wrong Try Again

86

87

88

89 More Information Literary Genres:   genres] genres  urathismanoglu.pdf urathismanoglu.pdf  eristicsChart.pdf eristicsChart.pdf  genre/chandler_genre_theory.pdf genre/chandler_genre_theory.pdf For reading books in different genres:  

90 References   

91 Coralis Soto  My name is Coralis Soto.  I am currently studying Secondary English Education at Universidad Central de Bayamón.  This module was built as an assignment for Educational Technology class.


Download ppt "NOTE: To change the image on this slide, select the picture and delete it. Then click the Pictures icon in the placeholder to insert your own image. LITERARY."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google