Learn how fiction is organized by length into three categories: novels, novellas and short stories. Explore the general characteristics of each type, and learn about some famous examples.

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Lesson Transcript

In this assessment you’ll be tested on:

  • Categorizing a 400-page book of fiction
  • Shirley Jackson’s ‘The Lottery’
  • Describing novellas
  • Organizing a list of works from shortest to longest
  • Publishing in American magazines post-World War II