English Literature & Composition: Glossary of Literary Forms #cwp11x

Forms

A literary form, sometimes called a genre, is a category of literature. The forms can be defined by their technique, tone, content, or length. The distinctions between genres and forms are flexible.
Books

Comedy

Writing that deals with life in a humorous way, often making fun of people’s mistakes

Example: Kingsley Amis’s Lucky Jim

Fable

A short story that often uses talking animals as the main characters and teaches an explicit moral or lesson

ExampleAesop’s Fables

Fantasy

A story set in an imaginary world in which the characters usually have supernatural powers or abilities

ExampleHarry Potter books, by J.K. Rowling

Folktale

A story originally passed from one generation to another by word of mouth. Folktales typically have a moral or lesson.

Historical Fiction

A fictional story based on a real-time and place in history, mixing fact with fiction

Example: The Name of the Rose, by Umberto Eco

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BEHIND THE PAGES (1): INTERVIEW WITH Noha of deuxbleusbooks

Behind the Pages, a simple application to the Bloggers, Bookstagram superstars, Artists, and Aspiring authors around the world, whom in need of applause for their outstanding efforts. We will have interviews to concentrate on their works within 17 questions or more. Note: This feature started over Seraphina Reads before Google shut it down.

Today I would love you to welcome one of my favourite Bookstagramers, she is a fellow Egyptian; here are her wonderful answerers to, hopefully, my not so redundant interview questions.

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On Reflections and Revelations of Blogging

It’s with utmost sadness and a broken heart to announce that my 11 years as Seraphina Reads are over. I have started SR back in New Year’s Eve of 2008 to be a place for MG and YA reviews, to serve authors, and speak about my favourite novels.

Yesterday, April 14, blogger.com decided it is enough for SR journey by blocking any attempts of signing in. I shall not shade tears upon my lost years, yet it is my time to move on; I have been blogging for the market, but not for myself. I have tried to please the world but not my heart; this is no more.

Glacier Mellow is where I feel safe and content, I would like to share some review requests and tours over it -side by side the academic atmosphere- with my voice not for the market.

I would like to expand nerdiness of my soul over GM; as being a fan of graphic novels and would like to share analyses of my latest watch list.

Life moves on and this is the correct choice for my age, it’s time to explore different aspects of my soul upon one place because there are already bind within my mind.

 

My upcoming writings will include Analyses to Mary Shelly’s Franknastine and A Christmas Carlo; Sketching the essence of insanity within Netflix’s Alias Grace (part five and six).

Moreover, I would like to share my failer to continue reading Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes for the 2019 Chapter-a-Day Read-along, yet I plan to finish it alongside the next book; The Count of Monte Cristo.