- Characters who are "ordinary people"—the mom, the businessman, the student, the teacher, the grocery clerk, the mailman.
- Character-driven plots which center on the mundane.
- Conflict which is internal, dealing with common struggles like discontentment and the desire to keep up with the Jones.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
The contemporary genre focuses on the real, everyday world. Therefore, common characteristics of the genre would include: