None of the subcategories above constitutes a genre in its own right although they may loosely be described as text types. There may, of course, be subgenres within these categories so, for example, you may read a news report in a newspaper which happens to be a kind of recount and follows the same pattern as most recounts. On the other hand, some news reports are Information reports because they do not recount a series of events but try to give the facts of a matter. Ways of expression which were once conventional and often almost compulsory change over time as do the ways in which we communicate with each other.
- It’s 1954 and in Brooklyn Sam Cooper is sorting through her dead mother’s effects.
- The single episodes are linked and consolidated through the theme, the motifs, the characters, the settings as well as the time.
- To provide insights into