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Sequel vs Duology - What's the difference?

sequel | duology |

As nouns the difference between sequel and duology

is that sequel is (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 while duology is (nonstandard) a series comprised of two parts, particularly in genre fiction.

sequel

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (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.
  • Antonyms

    * prequel

    Coordinate terms

    * midquel

    Derived terms

    * direct sequel * distant sequel * midquel * prequel * requel

    duology

    English

    Noun

    (duologies)
  • (nonstandard) A series comprised of two parts, particularly in genre fiction.