Monday, May 16, 2016

Adventure: Definition & Examples

Adventure genre definition: A story about characters who are struggling for survival. This genre, as a result, would include the subgenres of western, high-seas adventure, and survivalist fiction.
Examples from film and television:
  • Indiana Jones
  • The Lone Ranger
  • Pirates of the Caribbean
Literature examples of the adventure genre:
  • Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defore
  • Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
  • Swiss Family Robinson by Johann Wyss
  • The westerns of Louis L'Amour
  • The westerns of Zane Gray

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