is literature that compares with real life. It has believable characters with true-to-life conflicts and a realistic setting. "Broken Chain," "Charles," "The Good Samaritan," Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Big Fat Liar, and A Walk to Remember are all examples of realistic fiction.
is a fictional story that has an historically accurate setting,
or person, or plot in it. Therefore, it is filled with local color. However, some aspects of the story are imagined / fiction. It is an entertaining way to learn about things that really happened in history. The movies Titanic, Pearl Harbor, and Saving Private Ryan, are examples of historical fiction.
Types of Fiction
is a form of literature that explores unreal worlds of the past, present, or the future. It often includes impossible elements such as magic, and impossible characters such asdragons. Some examples of fantasy
are Harry Potter, Twilight, the Wizard of Oz, Alice in Wonderland, Bridge to Terabithia, and The Chronicles of Narnia.
is a type of literature that explores the impact of advancing sciences and technologies on human or alien sociaties of the present and future. Some examples of science fiction are the movies Avatar, Star Wars, Aliens in the Attic, and Journey to the Center of the Earth.
is a type of literature that one
generation uses to teach the next
generation a moral, ethical, or
religious lesson. It includes
songs, speeches, sayings, jokes,
and stories. Some examples of
folklore are Cinderella, John Henry,
Robin Hood, the Fox and Grapes,
and Brer Rabbit.