Literary genres. An autobiography The story of a persons life, written or told by that person.

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A biography A written account of another persons life

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Literary genres An autobiography The story of a persons life, written or told by that person. A biography A written account of another persons life A fairy tale A simple story, typically of folk origin, dealing with creatures such as elves or fairies. Fantasy Imaginative fiction involving magic and adventure. Historical fiction A story based on historical events or people, but with most of the story fictionalised Horror/Gothic novels Books and stories that involve darkness, evil and the supernatural, and designed to evoke terror or disgust. A legend An unverifiable story handed down by tradition from earlier times and popularly accepted as historical. Science fiction Stories about how people and societies are affected by imaginary scientific developments in the future. A short story A story with a fully develope theme but significantly shorter than a novel Ernest Hemmingway, Edgar Allan Poe A thriller Books and stories that involve a suspenseful event, often a crime of some type, with the reader using clues from the story to gradually discover what has actually happened. Quiz Quote "I beheld the wretch the miserable monster whom I had created. He held up the curtain of the bed; and his eyes, if eyes they may be called, were fixed on me. His jaws opened, and he muttered some inarticulate sounds, while a grin wrinkled his cheeks. Character Friday Quote I could not forbear getting up to the top of a little mountain, and looking out to sea, in hopes of seeing a ship : then fancy that, at a vast distance, I spied a sail, please myself with the hopes of it, and, after looking steadily, till I was almost blind, lose it quite, and sit down and weep like a child, and thus increase my misery by my folly. Character Myrtle Wilson Quote Character Captain Walton Quote In his blue gardens men and girls came and went like moths among the whisperings and the champagne and the stars. Character Brad

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