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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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Although there has been some variation in terms of how the structural components of this subgenre have been understood, it is safe to say that, following Carol Clover's (1992) analysis, they all contain, with little variation, the following: a psychotic killer, a terrible place, a variety of weapons of death, a group of young victims, and a "Final Girl" who survives either to be rescued or dispatch the killer herself.
Emphasizing the ideological influence of Rastafari upon the proverbial elements of roots, Prahlad opens with a chapter on "The Original Man," a discussion of the "contextual frame" that informs and inspires the "roots" subgenre of reggae.
Instrumentation is often expanded to include keyboards, which are anathema in many heavy metal subgenres.
A comprehensive, deftly edited, 311-page 'how to' instruction guide for writing in the science fiction genre and any of its many subgenres, "The Complete Guide To Writing Science Fiction: Volume One" is a collection of superbly presented essays and articles by knowledgeable and successful writers ranging from Piers Anthony, to Orson Scott Card, to Tina Morgan.
Subgenres include acid house, Euro house, hard house, progressive house, speed garage and tribal house.
Indeed, the book could benefit from a glossary at the end, not only for motet, which is never defined, but also for the many subgenres and hybrids coined by Gumming.
That such a thing exists should surprise no one: so far has business writing evolved in the last thirty years, so many subgenres has it spun off, that the notion of a cult classic is today but one of the many ways in which this former publishing industry niche now constitutes a fairly complete parallel literary universe.
The most effective platforms and carrier channels for various subgenres of content.
Indie rock is more difficult to define in strictly musical terms, as it contains many subgenres that embrace rock music and other divergent styles equally.
They lend their sibling harmonies to a variety of subgenres here, with multiple takes on such themes as criminal desperation, tentative religious redemption, sentimental childhood reverie and that old staple, the mean woman blues.
Whereas earlier studies of the Theoremes tended to privilege devotional stance and strategies over the poetic, Russell Ganim focuses on the process of absorption and readaptation of prior medieval and Renaissance subgenres, successively the blason, the baiser, the pastoral, and the emblem, circumscribing thereby the creative process of La Ceppede's rereading of the biblical account of Christ's passion, death, and resurrection.
Wetmore argues from subgenres such as "torture porn" and the nihilistic "everybody dies" film.