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Fantasy[ edit ] The Whirlwind Seizes the Wreath A fantasy story is about magic or supernatural forces, rather than technology as science fiction if it happens to take place in a modern or future era. Depending on the extent of these other elements, the story may or may not be considered to be a "hybrid genre" series; for instance, even though the Harry Potter series canon includes the requirement of a particular gene to be a wizard, it is referred to only as a fantasy series.
A fantasy genre that concerns the use of famous literary or historical individuals and their interactions in the afterlife. It is named for John Kendrick Bangswho often wrote in this genre. Contemporary fantasy also known as modern fantasy or indigenous fantasy: A subgenre of fantasy, set in the present day.
These are used to describe stories set in the putative real world often referred to as consensus reality in contemporary times, in which magic and magical creatures exist, either living in the interstices of our world or leaking over from alternate worlds. A subgenre of fantasy defined by place; the fantastic narrative has an urban setting.
Many urban fantasies are set in contemporary times and contain supernatural elements. However, the stories can take place in historical, modern, or futuristic periods, as well as fictional settings. The prerequisite is that they must be primarily set in a city.
A subgenre of fantasy that can refer to literary, artistic, and filmic works that combine fantasy with elements of horror. The term can be used broadly to refer to fantastical works that have a dark, gloomy atmosphere or a sense of horror and dread and a dark, often brooding, tone.
A type of narration demonstrating a useful truth. Animals speak as humans, legendary, supernatural tale. A literary genre about various magical creatures, environments, et cetera. Many fairy tales are generally targeted for children.
Fantasy where the magical elements are constructed in a logical and rational manner. Mythical stories with highly developed characters and story lines. Frequently, the protagonist is reluctant to be a champion, is of low or humble origin, and has royal ancestors or parents but does not know it.
Though events are usually beyond their control, they are thrust into positions of great responsibility where their mettle is tested in a number of spiritual and physical challenges. Stories, oftentimes of a national hero or other folk figure, which have a basis in fact, but also contain imaginative material.
Popular in Japan, of girls who use magic in either their training, idol stardom or even to fight evil. Literature that is rooted in, inspired by, or that in some way draws from the tropes, themes and symbolism of myth, folklore, and fairy tales.
Mythic fiction overlaps with urban fantasy and the terms are sometimes used interchangeably, but mythic fiction also includes contemporary works in non-urban settings.
Mythic fiction refers to works of contemporary literature that often cross the divide between literary and fantasy fiction.
A story with mystical elements that are scientifically explainable, or that combine science fiction elements with fantasy elements. Note that science fiction was once referred to by this name, but that it no longer denotes that genre, and has somewhat fallen out of favor as a genre descriptor.
A subgenre of science fantasy that features rousing adventure stories set on other planets, and usually featuring Earthmen as protagonists.
A sub- subgenre of science fantasy that takes place either at the end of life on Earth or the End of Timewhen the laws of the universe themselves fail.
More generally, the Dying Earth subgenre encompasses science fiction works set in the far distant future in a milieu of stasis or decline. Fantasy's counterpart to steampunkin which the settings are often Victorian or Edwardian socially or technologically, but with non-scientific elements or characters included.
A genre of fantasy that revolves around the gods and monsters of Chinese mythology. A blend of heroic fantasy, adventure, and frequent elements of the horrific in which a mighty barbaric warrior hero is pitted against both human and supernatural adversaries.
Historical[ edit ] A story about a real person or event.
Often, they are written in a text book format, which may or may not focus on solely that. The details of the life story of a real person, told by someone else.Due to nowadays films, the violence suggested in the film would make it a bland horror film; the way is directed, acted, and edited, it has given a very important place in the history of movie making and it still provides an enjoyable scary time.
This is a list of genres of literature and entertainment, excluding genres in the visual arts. Genre is the term for any category of literature or other forms of art or entertainment, e.g. music, whether written or spoken, audio or visual, based on some set of stylistic criteria.
Genres are formed by conventions that change over time as new genres are invented . Directed by Rodney Gibbons.
With Matt Frewer, Kenneth Welsh, Jason London, Emma Campbell. The mysterious death of Sir Charles Baskerville is blamed on a longstanding curse that has followed the Baskerville family for two hundred years.
Enigmatic sleuth Sherlock Holmes is on the case to uncover the truth about a monstrous, supernatural . Barry, a worker bee stuck in a dead-end job making honey, sues humans when he learns they've been stealing bees' nectar all along. Watch trailers & learn more.
A member of an audience watching a horror movie cannot escape the experience, and for that reason, seeing a horror movie is already sentimental: As you sit in the theater, you decide to either look at the screen or not look at it. People and Horror Movies - Lots of people today enjoy watching horror movies and shows that scare them.
While they are scary, people still find them interesting and it hooks them onto that show or that genre of movie.