The reader can compare and contrast passages from the same genre or different genres. Analyzing the similarities and differences of the passages can help the reader have a broader understanding of literature.
Some literary elements are common across different genres.
Plot and events as well as characters are common in narrative poem and a story or a play
a similar theme may be common in passages of different genres
The text structure of a passage is effective for a specific purpose.
Examples: Rhymes and rhythm help express emotions in a lyrical poem
stage directions show the characters how to act out their parts
having a fast-paced plot shows a story’s action and events