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Explanation of literary genres and their defining characteristics. NOTE: videos in subcategories here should not concern individual works, which should be filed under the author names.

There are 6 videos in this category and 63 videos in 16 subcategories.

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Género Literario (En Español)
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Un video breve sobre los géneros literarios como el género lírico, el género narrativo, y el género dramático. Este video está ideal para introducir las características de cada tipo. (4:32)
Found by Chicabonita in Genres
January 30, 2012 at 10:42 PM
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Tipos de Mundo (En Español)
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En este video, el profesor introduce ocho tipos de mundo, que van desde la ficción realista hasta la ciencia ficción. La lección está perfecta para introducir o repasar los conceptos. El video dura menos de diez minutos. (9:50)
Found by Chicabonita in Genres
January 31, 2012 at 10:53 PM
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Read a Book Today!
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
In this video segment from Between the Lions, the Lion family sing about different types and genres of books. This video segment provides a resource for Book and Print Awareness. (1:02)
Found by Mrs Jefferies in Genres
March 29, 2012 at 11:29 PM
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Fiction Vs. Nonfiction
From nextvista.org, produced by nextvista.org
This slide show defines genre as a French word meaning type or kind.  Therefore, literary genres refer to types of text.  Then the video explains the difference between fiction and nonfiction explainig how adventure, mystery, and humor can be either.... [more]
September 14, 2011 at 06:56 PM
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Genres of Literature
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This slide show set to music defines and shows examples of different genres of literature. Genres defined are fiction ( traditional literature, fantasy, mystery, historical fiction, science fiction, and realistic fiction), nonfiction ( biography, aut... [more]
July 30, 2012 at 09:20 AM
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What Are the Different Genres of Writing?
From eHow, produced by Laura Minnigerode
What Are the Different Genres of Writing?. Part of the series: Writing Tips. The different genres of writing include descriptive, expository, narrative, persuasive, poetry and technical writing, and a combination of these are usually used any given b... [more]
Found by teresahopson in Genres
January 13, 2011 at 08:42 PM
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