Is juvenile fiction considered a genre category?
Yes, I would say so, book stores and libraries have separate juvenile sections for children"s fare, which is a good thing. It is a genre in the sense of (type) like scince-fiction, historical fiction, etc.
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The usual categories of fiction (called genres) include thefollowing: . Adventure - stories where there is an elementof danger and risk. This category often overlaps the oth…ers, sothat you have a fantasy novel with lots of adventure, or anadventure story with a mystery. . Comic or Graphic Novel - afairly new category which includes the art as well as the storywriting . Drama - the original term 'drama' meant stagedrama, and was divided into comedy and tragedy - now we use theterm to refer to any sort of fiction that ... well, that doesn'tfit into any of the other categories on this page! . Erotic or Pornography -stories about sex . Espionage or Spy Thriller -stories about spies and international intrigue . Fanfiction - stories about another author'scharacters, such as Harry Potter fanfiction or Star Trekfanfiction. This sort of fiction cannot besold! . Fantasy - stories that contain elements ofwhat was once called 'fairy tales.' Fantasy stories deal with magicor supernatural abilities, magical or supernatural beings, orsimply 'what if' situations such as alternate universes. Fantasycan be further divided into alternate universe , bangsian , celtic , comic , contemporary , dark , folktale , heroic , high , historical , juvenile , medieval , myth , prehistoric , romantic , steampunk , superhero , sword and sorcery , urban , and wuxia . Gothic - originally, this was just another wayof saying 'horror,' but now the term is used to mean a story thatcombines romance and horror . Historical Fiction - stories set in the pastand describing the events and characters' lives. This categoryoften overlaps the others, so that you have historical fantasy orhistorical romance. . Horror - stories dealing with things thatfrighten us. Horror can be further divided into body-related (disease, mutation, mutilation, etc), holocaust , ghost stories , natural disaster , psychologicalthriller , and supernatural . Humor or Comedy - storiesthat make us laugh. Comedy can be further divided into burlesque , comedy of manners , farce , parody , satire , and sentimental . Medical - stories about the field of medicineand the people who work in it . Mystery - stories that contain a crime,puzzle, or confusing situation. Mystery can be further divided into cozy , detective (amateur,hardboiled, private investigator), medical , police procedural , supernatural ,and whodunit . Poetry - rhythmic writing that deals withemotion. Poems do not have to rhyme, but they must be concise andemotional. Poetry can be broadly divided into epic, dramatic,lyric, narrative, and satirical. Specific poetry forms include acrostic , canzone , carmina figurata , cinquain , concrete , elegy , fixedverse , free verse , ghazal , haiku , jintishi , minnesang , murabba , ode , pantoum , quatrain , rondeau , ruba'i , sestina , sijo , song , sonnet , stev , tanka , and villanelle . Political - stories about the world ofpolitics and the people who work in it . Realistic Fiction is a genre that tellsmade-up stories about things that could really happen about peoplewho could really be real. . Romance - stories about love. Romance can bebroadly divided into catogory (series) and stand-alone (singletitle). Romance subgenres include contemporary , erotic , historical , inspirational , multi-cultural , paranormal , romantic suspense , romantic science fiction , and timetravel . Science-Fiction - 'what if' stories that arebased on actual scientific fact. Science fiction must have somesort of logical science inherent to the story, or some sort oflogical basis for what is going on. Science fiction can be broadlydivided into hard (the science is the mostimportant part of the story), soft (the charactersare the most important part of the story) or social (the culture is the most important part ofthe story). Science fiction subgenres include alternate history , apocalyptic , biopunk , cyberpunk , dying planet , gothic , military , pulp , steampunk , timetravel , space colonization , spaceopera , and urban . Short Story - actually, this is not a genrebut a length. A work of fiction is called a short story if it hasless than 7500 words in it - short stories can be written in anygenre. . Stream of Consciousness - also calledfree-writing - unedited and spontaneous ramblings on any topic . Tragedy - stories that make us cry . War Fiction - stories about war and themilitary . Western Fiction - stories about the AmericanOld West. Westerns are usually adventure fiction that isspecifically set in this period of US history, usually (but notalways) dealing with the western states and Mexico.
There are : . Realistic Fiction . Science Fiction
There are many different kinds of books within the non-fictiongenre. These books include biographies, text books, memoirs, andhistories.
Fiction is a genre of writing.
A genre is a category of literary composition characterized by a particular style, form or content. Fiction genres include romance, mystery and science fiction.
It is a genre of literature, more specifically fiction aimed towards younger readers.
I think so! I think it's either fiction or non-fiction and then you can narrow it down into sub-genres...e.g. crime, romance... =D
It is when a piece of literature is based on fact and is not make believe
well if you wont me to get real with you he is a good man
Yes, animal fiction is an actual genre. It usually involves thestory focusing on one or multiple animals in a story. They can beanthropomorphic or show some kind of human qual…ities like being theactual narrator of the story.
a type of book that is not true
In Animal Life
Fiction is fake non fiction is not fake.
Science fiction, westerns, romance, suspense, mysteries are somegenres of fiction.
A "genre" it a type of fiction such as "science fiction" "fantasy","historical fiction" etc.
What is the first known piece of literature that could be considered to be of the science fiction genre?
The genre developed over time. Greeks had stories aboutsupernatural beings, and in the second century, there were satireswritten about a hero who goes to the moon. In the 1500…s, the age ofexploration began, and science became more real. Kepler in 1634imagined living on the moon. Francis Bacon published used fictionto explain his scientific theory in 1624. One of the most famousscience fiction stories is Gulliver's Travels in 1726. So,as with many things science fiction, it evolved with people addingto it through the centuries. Another perspective: I consider the legends of Daedalus to berather obvious examples of gadgetry science fiction. Also there aresome stories dating back to the Bronze Age.