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E 316K - Masterworks of American Literature 1: "The New World" > Key Terms Genre - A French word meaning kind or type. The major genres in literature are poetry,  fiction, drama, and essays. Genre can also refer to more specific types of literature such  as comedy, tragedy, epic poetry, or science fiction. Tone - The author’s implicit attitude toward the reader or the people, places, and events  in a work as revealed by the elements of the author’s style. Tone may be characterized  as serious or ironic, sad or happy, private or public, angry or affectionate, bitter or 
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Unformatted text preview: nostalgic, or any other attitudes and feelings that human beings experience. • Narrative voice - Voice is the author's style , the quality that makes his or her writing unique, and which conveys the author's attitude, personality, and character • Audience – The specific types of people that a writer’s work is targeted at. ©2008 by The University of Texas at Austin. All rights reserved. Published 2008. Printed in the United States of America...
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