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Literary Fiction

Literary Fiction is a narrative that is invented or imagined. In other words. The stories in Literary Fiction can be in various Media.
This blog focuses on Literary Fiction. The qualities and methods on how a Literary Fiction is created or recognized shall be categorized through the following:
  • Written
    done through scribbling, writing or typing
    (prose [novels, short stories], poetry [sonnets])
  • Illustrated
    done through drawing, painting, doodling, sketching, etc.
    (painting, picture books, silent animation, etc.)
  • Performed
    done through singing, dancing, acting, playing instruments, doing stunts, etc.
    (tv/radio drama, animation w/ audio, puppetry, stage play, etc.)
  • Others
    (games, etc)
  • Physical
    in books, paper, wall, tapes, CD’s, etc.
  • Digital
    in MP3, MP4, MKV, AVI, PDF, etc.
  • Live
    on stage, the streets, in person, etc.

  • Print
    books, paper, magazines, posters, newspapers, etc.
  • Screen
    television screen, cinema screen, computer screen, etc.
  • Audio
    radio, music players, music boxes, etc.
  • Live
    stage, streets, arena, stadium, etc.
  • Craft
    origami, sculptures, wax figures, etc.

Fictional works are aimed at different kinds of audiences, mostly by age group and gender. The classification also varies by medium.
This blog focuses on classifying the audience by age group, because classifying by gender is a little complicated.
Anime and Manga
  • Kodomo
    for very young children
  • Shounen and Shoujo
    means young men and young women
  • Seinen and Josei
    older men and older women
  • Children
    for very young children
  • Middle School
    for kids that aren’t that young, but aren’t teens yet either
  • Young Adult
  • Adult
    for those who have reached the mature age
Movies and TV
  • Children
    for children below 13 years old
  • Teen
    for youngsters from 13 to 19 years old
  • Mature
    for mature individuals
  • General Patronage
    for people in all ages

The fictitious tales shared through Literary Fiction can be from different sources and presented in different ways.
  • Semi-Fiction
    based on a true story
  • Adaptation
    originally created through another medium (example: movie adaptation of a novel)
  • Retelling
    drastic changes on the original story (or its mood, cast, etc.) of a popular literary piece (Making Red Riding Hood a Werewolf Hunter)
  • Allusion
    making references to the real world or popular figures in the literary world (references on WWII or on religion like Christianism)
  • Original
    none of the above
  • Surrealism
    unreal manifestation on real things (an adulteress with the head of a snake)
  • Musical
    characters sing as they speak, or dance as they move (though in reality, they didn’t do such)
  • Allegory
    actual story is just implied (a prince rescuing a princess from a dragon is actually telling about some propaganda movement)
  • Direct
    everything’s specific and as-is