Asked by: Munand Vicente
How do you determine a genre?
An equation for remembering the genre is: Story (Action) + Plot + Character + Setting = Genre. This becomes an easy way to remember the elements of a genre. The above elements of story, plot, setting, and character equal a specific category of movie.
What do you consider when thinking about genre?
For genre theorists, this is an act of typification–a moment where we typify a situation: “What recurs is not a material situation (a real, objective, factual event) but our construal of a type” (157). In other words, genres are conceptual tools, ways we relate situated actions to recurring rhetorical situations.
What is a question that can be used to analyze genre?
◦ What is the thesis and where is it located? What expectations does it set up? How does the text deliver on those expectations? ◦ Where and how is the audience indicated?
Can you give me an example of genre?
The term genre is used quite often to denote literary sub-classifications or specific types of literature such as comedy, tragedy, epic poetry, thriller, science fiction, romance, etc.
What’s your genre meaning?
1 : a category of artistic, musical, or literary composition characterized by a particular style, form, or content a classic of the gothic novel genre.