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Genres in LiteratureMemoirsScience FictionRealistic FictionTraditional Literature
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Traditional LiteratureStories that are passed down through storytelling throughout history. Examples are folktales, (including fairy tales), myths, and legends.
FantasyA fiction story that is unrealistic or has unworldly elements.
Science FictionA special division of fantasy that is based on scientific principles.
Realistic FictionIts a made up story, but it is true to life. It usually focuses on problems that anyone could face.
Historical FictionThe writer imagines this story and is true to life, but it takes place in a time period in the past.
InformationalThis type of book provides ideas and facts that are related to the world.
BiographiesA story about a persons life. It is written by someone who is not that person.
AutobiographyA story about someones life, written by that person.
MemoirA story about a certain event in a persons life that he/she remembers and writes about.