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Five plots : the relationship between plot and genre in short fiction

@inproceedings{Lister2018FiveP,
  title={Five plots : the relationship between plot and genre in short fiction},
  author={Ashley Lister},
  year={2018}
}
This thesis explores the notion that, in short fiction, plot is a component part of genre. Using original fiction, and with reference to classic and contemporary examples from a broad range of short stories, the thesis investigates this relationship through an examination of the semantic and syntactic features found in a variety of genres. The thesis begins with an examination of horror, romance and erotic fiction, three of the five supergenres examined and the genres that are perceived to have… Expand

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