Different Literary Genres, Their Most Important Parts

Voltaire: no stranger to the knocking of public boots.

Here are three literary genres, and the parts of each most vital to their success:

A Poem
The first line, probably.

A Novel
The first line, probably.

A Daily News Story About a Couple Using a Yankee Stadium Bathroom Stall to the End of a Spirited and Innings-Long Spell of Urgent Lovemaking
Every word, one realizes almost immediately.

Carson Cistulli has published a book of aphorisms called Spirited Ejaculations of a New Enthusiast.

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Urban Shocker
11 years ago

All this happened, more or less.