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Encyclopedia > Action genre

The action genre is a class of creative works characterised by a greater emphasis on exciting action sequences than on character development or story-telling. It encompasses action films, action games and analogous media in other formats such as manga. Look up Action film in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... This article is about the comics published in East Asian countries. ...


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Into the Blogosphere: Rhetoric, Community, and Culture of Weblogs: Blogging as Social Action: A Genre Analysis of the ... (12439 words)
Genre analysis has become important in understanding the discourse of the disciplines and the workplace, relatively structured arenas of social interaction in which, as Berkenkotter and Huckin note, “Genres are the intellectual scaffolds on which community-based knowledge is constructed” (1995, p.
These ancestral genres should be considered part of the rhetorical situation to which the rhetor responds, constraining the perception and definition of the situation and its decorum for both the rhetor and the audience.
Genre studies are sometimes seen as limited by their interest in the recurrent, the stereotypical; as Judy Segal has noted, “research on genre is characteristically responsive not to the special features of individual cases so much as to the repeated gestures among them” (2002, p.
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