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Prelude vs Sequel - What's the difference?

prelude | sequel |

As a verb prelude

is .

As a noun 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.

prelude

English

Alternative forms

* (archaic)

Noun

(en noun)
  • An introductory or preliminary performance or event; a preface.
  • (music) A short piece of music that acts as an introduction to a longer piece.
  • Verb

    (prelud)
  • To introduce something, as a prelude.
  • To play an introduction or prelude; to give a prefatory performance.
  • * Sir Walter Scott
  • The musicians preluded on their instruments.
  • * Jeffrey
  • We are preluding too largely, and must come at once to the point.

    References

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    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