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Sequel vs. Prequel

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Sequelnoun

(dated) The events, collectively, which follow a previously mentioned event; the aftermath.

Prequelnoun

(narratology) In a series of works, an installment that is set chronologically before its predecessor, especially the original narrative or (perhaps improper usage) any narrative work with at least one sequel.

Sequelnoun

(narratology) A narrative that is written after another narrative set in the same universe, especially a narrative that is chronologically set after its predecessors, or (perhaps improper usage) any narrative that has a preceding narrative of its own.

Prequelnoun

a story or film containing events which precede those of an existing work

‘the film is a prequel to the cult TV series’;

Sequelnoun

That which follows; a succeeding part; continuation; as, the sequel of a man's advantures or history.

‘O, let me say no more!Gather the sequel by that went before.’;

Prequel

A prequel is a literary, dramatic or cinematic work whose story precedes that of a previous work, by focusing on events that occur before the original narrative. A prequel is a work that forms part of a backstory to the preceding work.

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Sequelnoun

Consequence; event; effect; result; as, let the sun cease, fail, or swerve, and the sequel would be ruin.

Sequelnoun

Conclusion; inference.

Sequelnoun

something that follows something else

Sequelnoun

a part added to a book or play that continues and extends it

Sequelnoun

a published, broadcast, or recorded work that continues the story or develops the theme of an earlier one

‘The Prisoner of Zenda and its sequel’; ‘the sequel toHome Alone’;

Sequelnoun

something that takes place after or as a result of an earlier event

‘this encouragement to grow potatoes had a disastrous sequel some fifty years later’;

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Sequel

A sequel is a work of literature, film, theatre, television, music or video game that continues the story of, or expands upon, some earlier work. In the common context of a narrative work of fiction, a sequel portrays events set in the same fictional universe as an earlier work, usually chronologically following the events of that work.In many cases, the sequel continues elements of the original story, often with the same characters and settings.

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