literary genre

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Noun1.literary genre - a style of expressing yourself in writing
drama - the literary genre of works intended for the theater
prose - ordinary writing as distinguished from verse
expressive style, style - a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period; "all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper"
form - an arrangement of the elements in a composition or discourse; "the essay was in the form of a dialogue"; "he first sketches the plot in outline form"
poesy, poetry, verse - literature in metrical form
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The early Greek epic -- that is, poetry as a natural and popular, and not (as it became later) an artificial and academic literary form -- passed through the usual three phases, of development, of maturity, and of decline.
It is no wonder that I have learned it by heart and it has taken a literary form.
There is much interest in the question often raised whether, if he had lived in an age like the Elizabethan, when the drama was the dominant literary form, he too would have been a dramatist.
a more pluralistic approach to literary knowledge that takes account of the radically different temporalities in the genesis of literary form across different literary traditions, And which explores the different meanings of literature across varying historical and cultural contexts, Will reinvigorate the discipline of literary studies with new understandings of the capacity of critique, New views of the role of aesthetic judgment and its ontological foundations, And new ways of imagining the status of literaturepoetry in particularin the public sphere.
Numbers are significant, she says, because they produce literary form subtracted from semiotic meaning.
Presumably, texts whose literary forms do not reflect the anticipated jurisprudential theory are rare exceptions to the rule that apodictic texts reflect apodictic conceptions and narrative texts narrative conceptions; otherwise, Simon-Shoshan's very presupposition of the link between literary form and jurisprudential theory would be at risk.
Language and Literary Form in French Caribbean Writing.
Italian novella, meaning literally "item of news," came to be applied in the 13th century to the short tales or fables that were becoming a popular literary form.
At the end of the meeting a literary form on the name of Khpalla Zhabba, was given to Noor Alam who was also the chief organizer.
He later writes, "The gospels represent an ancient literary form, in which the life story of a famous person begins with narrative that echoes stories from the past.
It begins with an "Overview" of 1 1/3 columns; it does not mention the current debate about its literary form or raise questions about its historical accuracy.
The 65-year-old from Burnhope, County Durham, has joined up with rapper Chipmunk to produce what is believed to be the UK's first Keitai novel, a concise literary form pioneered in Japan.