Genres of Literature. Fiction and Non-Fiction. Fiction and Non-Fiction. Genres of literature are divided into (2) categories Non-Fictions are informational texts dealing with real-life subjects Real or Actual Fictions are narrative literary works produced by the imagination Made-Up.
Fiction and Non-Fiction
Example: Anything by David Sedaris and Chuck Pahlunuk’s Stranger than Fiction
by David McCullough
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Examples: Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech and Malcolm X’s “Who Taught You to Hate Yourself” speech
William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and Richard III, Wicked, and The Lion King
Examples: Tim Michin
Example: Flannery O’Connor’s “A Good Man’s Hard to Find”
Example: J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
Example: Grimm’s Fairy Tales
William S. Burroughs’s John Carter of Mars
Can you think of any examples?