Presentation on theme: "Genre: Fantasy By: Jenny, Todd and Mary What is Fantasy? Fantasy books are always fiction. They contain characters or actions that could not happen in."— Presentation transcript:
What is Fantasy? Fantasy books are always fiction. They contain characters or actions that could not happen in the real world.
Examples of Fantasies James and The Giant Peach by Roald Dahl Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling The Mouse and The Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary
Why Lewis Carroll writes fantasies? Lewis Carroll, whose real name is Charles Dodgson, started writing poems and stories to entertain his brothers and sisters. Pretty soon, he was making up stories to entertain all his friends. He has a good imagination which allows him to write unrealistic stories about unrealistic characters.
Works Cited Lewis Carroll Homepage http://www.lewiscarroll.org/cam/to1862.html http://www.lewiscarroll.org/cam/to1862.html Literature Search List http://www.cde.ca.gov/literaturelist/litsearch.asp http://www.cde.ca.gov/literaturelist/litsearch.asp Websters Student Dictionary, 2001