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Slice of life

Index Slice of life

Slice of life describes the depiction of mundane experiences in art and entertainment. [1]

30 relations: Adolescence, Anime, Calque, Character (arts), Conflict (narrative), Drama, Dramatic structure, Essay, Exposition (narrative), Glossary of French expressions in English, Immorality, In medias res, Kitchen sink realism, List of French playwrights, Manga, Melodrama, Mimesis, Narrative, Naturalism (theatre), Paddy Chayefsky, Play (theatre), Playwright, Plot (narrative), Real life, Reginald Rose, Seinfeld, Synonym, Teleplay, Théâtre Libre, Vignette (literature).


AdolescenceMacmillan Dictionary for Students Macmillan, Pan Ltd.

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Anime is a style of hand-drawn and computer animation originating in, and commonly associated with, Japan.

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In linguistics, a calque or loan translation is a word or phrase borrowed from another language by literal, word-for-word or root-for-root translation.

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Character (arts)

A character (sometimes known as a fictional character) is a person or other being in a narrative (such as a novel, play, television series, film, or video game).

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Conflict (narrative)

In works of narrative, conflict is the challenge main characters need to solve to achieve their goals.

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Drama is the specific mode of fiction represented in performance: a play performed in a theatre, or on radio or television.

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Dramatic structure

Dramatic structure is the structure of a dramatic work such as a play or film.

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An essay is, generally, a piece of writing that gives the author's own argument — but the definition is vague, overlapping with those of a paper, an article, a pamphlet, and a short story.

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Exposition (narrative)

Narrative exposition is the insertion of important background information within a story; for example, information about the setting, characters' backstories, prior plot events, historical context, etc.

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Glossary of French expressions in English

Around 45% of English vocabulary is of French origin, most coming from the Anglo-Norman spoken by the upper classes in England for several hundred years after the Norman Conquest, before the language settled into what became Modern English.

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Immorality is the violation of moral laws, norms or standards.

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In medias res

A narrative work beginning in medias res (lit. "into the middle of things") opens in the midst of action (cf. ab ovo, ab initio).

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Kitchen sink realism

Kitchen sink realism (or kitchen sink drama) is a British cultural movement that developed in the late 1950s and early 1960s in theatre, art, novels, film, and television plays, whose protagonists usually could be described as "angry young men" who were disillusioned with modern society.

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List of French playwrights

This is an incomplete list of playwrights from France in chronological order, according to date of birth.

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are comics created in Japan or by creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century.

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A melodrama is a dramatic work in which the plot, which is typically sensational and designed to appeal strongly to the emotions, takes precedence over detailed characterization.

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Mimesis (μίμησις (mīmēsis), from μιμεῖσθαι (mīmeisthai), "to imitate", from μῖμος (mimos), "imitator, actor") is a critical and philosophical term that carries a wide range of meanings, which include imitation, representation, mimicry, imitatio, receptivity, nonsensuous similarity, the act of resembling, the act of expression, and the presentation of the self.

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A narrative or story is a report of connected events, real or imaginary, presented in a sequence of written or spoken words, or still or moving images, or both.

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Naturalism (theatre)

Naturalism is a movement in European drama and theatre that developed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Paddy Chayefsky

Sidney Aaron "Paddy" Chayefsky (January 29, 1923 – August 1, 1981) was an American playwright, screenwriter and novelist.

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Play (theatre)

A play is a form of literature written by a playwright, usually consisting of dialogue between characters, intended for theatrical performance rather than just reading.

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A playwright or dramatist (rarely dramaturge) is a person who writes plays.

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Plot (narrative)

Plot refers to the sequence of events inside a story which affect other events through the principle of cause and effect.

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Real life

Real life is a phrase used originally in literature to distinguish between actual and fictional or idealized worlds, and in acting to distinguish between performers and the characters they portray.

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Reginald Rose

Reginald Rose (December 10, 1920 – April 19, 2002) was an American film and television writer most widely known for his work in the early years of television drama.

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Seinfeld is an American television sitcom that ran for nine seasons on NBC, from 1989 to 1998.

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A synonym is a word or phrase that means exactly or nearly the same as another word or phrase in the same language.

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A teleplay is a screenplay or script used in the production of a scripted television program or series.

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Théâtre Libre

The Théâtre Libre (French for "Free Theatre") was a theatre company that operated from 1887 to 1896 in Paris, France.

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Vignette (literature)

In a novel, theatrical script, screenplay, sketch stories, and poetry, a vignette is a short impressionistic scene that focuses on one moment or character and gives a trenchant impression about that character, an idea, setting, and/or object.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slice_of_life

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