A Biography is a written account of another person’s life.
An Autobiography gives the history of a person’s life, written or told by that person.
This genre of literature is for exciting pleasure by beautiful, imaginative, or elevated thoughts.
Fantasy is the forming of mental images with strange or other worldly settings or characters; fiction which invites suspension of reality.
The two main categories separating the different genres of literature are fiction and nonfiction.
There are several genres of literature that fall under the nonfiction category. Examples from both the fiction and nonfiction genres of literature are explained in detail below.Generally delivered in the form of an address or discourse. This is Informational text dealing with an actual, real-life subject.This genre of literature offers opinions or conjectures on facts and reality.This includes biographies, history, essays, speech, and narrative non fiction.Nonfiction opposes fiction and is distinguished from those fiction genres of literature like poetry and drama which is the next section we will discuss.Horror is an overwhelming and painful feeling caused by literature that is frightfully shocking, terrifying, or revolting.Fiction in which events evoke a feeling of dread in both the characters and the reader.Legend is based on fact but also includes imaginative material.Mystery is a genre of fiction that deals with the solution of a crime or the unraveling of secrets.Science fiction is one of the genres of literature that is set in the future or on other planets.Short Story is fiction of such briefness that is not able to support any subplots.