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genre

noun breed, category, character, class, denomination, description, designation, division, form, generic class, genus, group, nature, species, specific category, specific class, specific type, type, variety
See also: class, denomination, kind, style
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In the utopia sub-genre, such idyllic works about a peaceful and beautiful world without problems often contain an omniscient, didactic, or authoritative narrator, and suggest that these works are adult longings for the lost paradise of childhood.
This will also show that the Western parody is actually a sub-genre of the Western with its own set of rules and codes.
Moving on to the LOB corpus (Table 4), we see that it is mostly composed of a mixture of genre and sub-genre labels:
A combination of science fiction and fantasy, steampunk is a sub-genre based around gothic machinery and the industrialized civilization of the 19th century.
There is a new and growing sub-genre appearing in American literature called "Spiritual Fiction", offering applied spirituality through a fictional format.
Most interesting character is Rosa, a real person, whose attitudes, life and death provide a pre-Nazi look at the roots of anti-Semitism; this gives the fine police story a stronger historical perspective than most sub-genre novels contains.
IN THE theatrical sub-genre known as the backstage panic play (which I'll henceforward call the BPP because, heck, I've just invented the term), a bunch of stagy types spend copious amounts of time getting very worked up because there's a show that must go on.
The explosion of sexually and violently explicit lyrics, and the sub-genre such lyrics create (i.
Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today.
The film is competently made, but after Mesrine, the recent Carlos The Jackal film and the Mafiathemed Gomorrah, this is one sub-genre that's fast reaching saturation point.
This is no slightly diverging novel as sub-genre readers will simply treasure this unforgettable romance.
We can imagine this becoming a brave new sub-genre of reality TV, beginning with ``Ozzie After 'The Osbournes,' '' in which Ozzie ditches his ridiculous slurred speech and starts phoning up his battery of stock analysts, ghost-writes Ann Landers' column and checks in with the Pentagon for the day's movements of Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan and Pakistan.