Star Wars. Avatar. Harry Potter. Lord of the Rings. These are just a few of the titles and images that are incorporated into this introductory PPT. The PPT opens with an introductory statement about Genre Fiction in true genre fiction fashion accompanied by Star Wars theme music. The PPT discusses the types of genre fiction genres: science, fantasy, fable, and mystery. Next, important and specific literary elements are defined: description, style, figurative language, simile, metaphor, personification, imagery, diction, suspense, tone, mood. This PPT is ideal for introducing science fiction units such as Fahrenheit 451.