Its part of my literature homework and i cannot find them anywhere! any ideas of where to find them or a definition if you can...
PS. i cant use a dictionary i asked!
1. a style, especially in the arts, that involves a particular set of characteristics:
What genre does the book fall into - comedy or tragedy?
a literary/musical/film genre
2. produced according to a particular model or style:
a genre movie
a speech in a play which the character speaks to him- or herself or to the people watching rather than to the other characters:
Hamlet's soliloquy 'To be or not to be'
a way of criticizing people or ideas in a humorous way, or a piece of writing or play which uses this style:
Her play was a biting/cruel satire on life in the 80s.
1. [U] the quality of being subtle:
Listening to the interview, I was impressed by the subtlety of the questions.
2. [C] a small but important detail:
All the subtleties of the music are conveyed in this new recording.
a story, play, poem, picture or other work in which the characters and events represent particular qualities or ideas, related to morality, religion or politics:
The play can be read as allegory.
Saint Augustine's 'City of God' is an allegory of the triumph of Good over Evil.
Genre would be like fiction, non-fiction, historical fiction.you know types of literature
Allegory is a form of extended metaphor, in which objects, persons, and actions ...
A literary work in which human vice or folly is attacked through irony, derision, or wit.
The branch of literature constituting such works. See synonyms at caricature.
Irony, sarcasm, or caustic wit used to attack or expose folly, vice, or stupidity.
A dramatic or literary form of discourse in which a character talks to himself or herself or reveals his or her thoughts without addressing a listener.
A specific speech or piece of writing in this form of discourse.
The act of speaking to oneself.
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