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Literature; Genre

Another name for Satan, the chief of the evil spirits known in Christianity, Islam, and Judaism.

Revenge tragedy

Drama; Genre

Popular drama type in the Elizabethan and Jacobean eras, encapsulated in Shakespeare's Hamlet. The protagonist takes real or imagined injury as the reason for taking revenge on another character. ...

adventure fiction

Literature; Genre

Adventure fiction is a genre of fiction in which an adventure, an exciting undertaking involving risk and physical danger, forms the main storyline.

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