genre


genre
01. He has played various [genres] of music throughout his career, from jazz to disco to rock and even a bit of country and western.
02. She doesn't like to read anything that isn't in the detective [genre].
03. Quentin Tarentino has redefined the kung fu movie [genre] with his instant classic, "Kill Bill."
04. Distinct styles, [genres] and forms of instrumental music emerged in Europe between 1450 and 1550.
05. Author Edgar Allan Poe invented the [genre] of the detective story with the publication of his story "The Murders in the Rue Morgue."
06. Franz Grillparzer once noted that in writing, the real [genres] are simply good and bad.
07. Goethe once suggested that one of the most striking signs of the decay of art is the intermixing of different [genres].
08. She had a successful career for over 40 years, writing over 50 novels in the romance [genre] for generations of women.
09. The art of Pieter Bruegel shows a synthesis of Christian [genre] and Classical imagery.
10. Jan Vermeer's entire painting career consisted of only 35 pictures, most of which were interior [genre] scenes.
11. My favorite book [genre] is science fiction, but my girlfriend loves mysteries.
12. He has produced movies of various [genres], including action, drama, comedy and science fiction films.
13. In today's schools, where writing is used as a way of encouraging clear thinking, it seems that reading a variety of literary [genres] has a positive effect on writing.
14. Children at the elementary school level should be exposed to a wide range of [genres] in literature.
15. He and I like films of completely different [genres]: he likes action, and I like romances.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • Genre — Genre …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • genre — [ ʒɑ̃r ] n. m. • XIIe « sexe »; lat. genus, generis « origine, naissance » I ♦ Vx Race. Mod. Le genre humain : l ensemble des hommes. ⇒ espèce; humanité. Histoire du genre humain. Ennemi (⇒ misanthrope) , bienfaiteur (⇒ philanthrope) du genre… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • genre — GENRE. s. m. Ce qui est commun à diverses especes, ce qui a sous soy plusieurs especes differentes. Sous le genre d animal il y a deux especes comprises, celle de l homme, celle de la beste. genre superieur. genre subalterne. Termes de… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Genre — Sn Kunstgattung erw. fach. (18. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus frz. genre Geschlecht, Art , dieses aus l. genus (generis), s. Genus (formal aus den Kasusformen oder dem Plural). Als Fachwort der Kunsttheorie bezeichnet das Wort einen… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Genre — País Estados Unidos Idioma Inglés Año de fundación …   Wikipedia Español

  • genre — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 7}}[wym. żgenrer] {{/stl 7}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. genre u, Mc. genrze, blm {{/stl 8}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}{{stl 12}}1. {{/stl 12}}{{stl 7}} rodzaj, gatunek twórczości artystycznej wyróżniający się swoistymi cechami : {{/stl… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • gènre — m. genre. Lo gènre uman : le genre humain. voir espècia, mena …   Diccionari Personau e Evolutiu

  • genre — humain, Humana gens, Genus humanum, Genus hominum. Qui est d un mesme genre, Congener. De plusieurs genres et sortes, Multigenus. Genre par lequel on loüe, Genus laudatiuum. Divers genres de bestes, Varia genera bestiarum …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Genre — Gen re (zh[aum]N r ), n. [F. See {Gender}.] 1. Kind; genus; class; form; style, esp. in literature. French drama was lisping or still inarticulate; the great French genre of the fabliau was hardly born. Saintsbury. A particular demand . . . that… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • genre — 1770, as a French word in English (nativized from c.1840), from Fr. genre kind, sort, style (see GENDER (Cf. gender)). Used especially in French for independent style. Of painting, depicting scenes of ordinary life (as compared to landscape,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • genre — / genus [n] type, class brand, category, character, classification, fashion, group, kind, school, sort, species, style; concepts 378,388,655 genus [n] type brand, breed, category, class, compartment, department, division, genre, group, kind, make …   New thesaurus


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