Saga vs Trilogy - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between saga and trilogy

is that saga is saga while trilogy is a set of three works of art that are connected, and that can be seen either as a single work or as three individual works they are commonly found in literature, film, or video games.

saga

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • An Old Norse (Icelandic) prose narrative, especially one dealing with family or social histories and legends.
  • Something with the qualities of such a saga; an epic, a long story.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2011, date=October 1, author=David Ornstein, work=BBC Sport
  • , title= Blackburn 0-4 Man City , passage=Manchester City put the Carlos Tevez saga behind them with a classy victory at Blackburn that keeps them level on points with leaders Manchester United.}}
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-08, volume=407, issue=8839, page=55, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Obama goes troll-hunting , passage=According to this saga of intellectual-property misanthropy, these creatures [patent trolls] roam the business world, buying up patents and then using them to demand extravagant payouts from companies they accuse of infringing them. Often, their victims pay up rather than face the costs of a legal battle.}}

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    trilogy

    Noun

    (trilogies)
  • A set of three works of art that are connected, and that can be seen either as a single work or as three individual works. They are commonly found in literature, film, or video games.
  • * 22 March 2012 , Scott Tobias, AV Club The Hunger Games [http://www.avclub.com/articles/the-hunger-games,71293/]
  • That such a safe adaptation could come of The Hunger Games speaks more to the trilogy ’s commercial ascent than the book’s actual content, which is audacious and savvy in its dark calculations.