Genre

a particular ‘type` / theme. Traditionally these types were history, landscape, portrait, and still life.

genre

  1. a kind of literary or artistic work
  2. a style of expressing yourself in writing
  3. an expressive style of music
  4. a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique

Genre

Genre (ə or ə; from French, genre ʒɑ̃ʁ(ə), `kind` or `sort`, from Latin: genus (stem gener-), Greek: genos, γένος) is the term for any category of literature or other forms of art or entertainment, e.g. music, whether written or spoken, audial or visual, based on some set of stylistic criteria. Genres are formed by conventions that...
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Genre

this term refers to different types of writing, each with its own specific characteristics which relate to origin (legend/folk tale) or reader interest area - the types of books individuals particularly choose to read: adventure, romance, science fiction. Texts with these specific features - often related to story elements, patterns of language, s...
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Genre

(Genre (generic)) Genre is a way of categorising texts according to similarities they share with those we already know. More generally, genre is a way of making the unfamiliar seem more familiar and hence, be more easily and quickly recognisable. New things might be unwanted, uncomfortable or even threatening. For instance, if we see an insect that...
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genre

(noun) a category characterized by a particular style, form, or content. Common genres are action, adventure, role-play, strategy, and so on.
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genre

[n] - a kind of literary or artistic work 2. [n] - a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique
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genre

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Genre

• (n.) A style of painting, sculpture, or other imitative art, which illustrates everyday life and manners. • (n.) Kind; genus; class; form; style, esp. in literature.
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genre

noun a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique
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Genre

Gen're noun Kind; genus; class; form; style, esp. in literature. « French drama was lisping or still inarticulate; the great French genre of the fabliau was hardly born.» Saintsbury. « A particular demand . . . that we shall pay special attention to the matter of...
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Genre

Genre (zhäN'r') noun [ French See Gender .] (Fine Arts) A style of painting, sculpture, or other imitative art, which illustrates everyday life and manners.
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Genre

A category of artistic work marked by a particular specified form, technique, or content.
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Genre

A category of artistic work marked by a particular specified form, technique, or content
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Genre

A concept applied in media studies to refer to a distinct type of media product or cultural item. In the world of television, for example, different genres include soap opera, comedy, news programmes, sport and drama.
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genre

a distinctive type or category of literary composition, such as the epic, tragedy, comedy, novel, and short story.[4 related articles]
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genre

a kind of literary or artistic work
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Genre

a species or type of media programme
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Genre

A type of realistic, story-telling painting.
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Genre

A type or category of literature or film marked by certain shared features or conventions. The three
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Genre

A way of categorising different types of moving image texts. As it has a particular usage in Film Studies it can often sound clumsy or inappropriate when applied to other media forms, like video or television. It is more common to talk of television formats, like the gameshow or the chatshow, for example. Genres are typically studied via reference ...
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GENRE

Art that depicts the casual moments of everyday life and its surroundings.
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Genre

Categories of films that have a similar plot, characterization, characters, settings, techniques, and/or themes. Directors often give thier own signatureto a particular film which ads to the dimensionality of a film. This signature does not remove the film from a particular genre but rather adds substance beyond the conventions. Examples of genres ...
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Genre

class or category of art or literature in accordance with characteristic form, technique and content; examples of literary genres are tragedy, comedy, and epic.
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Genre

General term describing the standard category and overall character of a work.
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