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An action story is similar to Adventure, but the protagonist usually takes a risky turn, which leads to desperate situations (including explosions, fight scenes, daring escapes, etc.). Action and ...

Domain: Literature; Category: Genre

An adventure story is about a protagonist who journeys to epic or distant places to accomplish something. It can have many other genre elements included within it, because it is a very open genre. ...

Domain: Literature; Category: Genre

Comedy is a story that tells about a series of funny or comical events, intended to make the audience laugh. It is a very open genre, and thus crosses over with many other genres on a frequent basis.

Domain: Literature; Category: Genre

A crime story is about a crime that is being committed or was committed. It can also be an account of a criminal's life. It often falls into the Action or Adventure genres.

Domain: Literature; Category: Genre

Erotic literature comprises fictional and factual stories and accounts of human sexual relationships which have the power to or are intended to arouse the reader sexually. Such erotica takes the form ...

Domain: Literature; Category: Genre

In literature, faction is a text depicted as based on real historical figures, and actual events, which are woven together with fictitious elements. Faction is often considered to be confusing to ...

Domain: Literature; Category: Genre

A fantasy story is about magic or supernatural forces, rather than technology, though it often is made to include elements of other genres, such as science fiction elements, for instance computers or ...

Domain: Literature; Category: Genre

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