Ch 2: Types of Literature

About This Chapter

Our informative chapter discusses different types of literature to supplement what you're learning in class or help you prepare for a test. In these easily navigable, mobile-friendly video and text lessons, you'll find the information that you need to understand types of fiction, biographies, editorials, folk stories, and more.

Types of Literature - Chapter Summary

This helpful chapter is a great way to review or learn more about the types of literature. In one concise chapter, you'll review the format and characteristics of fiction, nonfiction, informational texts and folk literature. After finishing this chapter, you should be ready to:

  • Outline the different types of fiction
  • Identify types of nonfiction, including biographies and autobiographies
  • Discuss the similarities of essays, letters and diaries
  • Detail informational nonfiction writings, including editorials, speeches and articles
  • Define folk literature and identify some of its books

Thoroughly review these topics at your own pace, then take the short quiz provided with each lesson. Each video features tabs that allow you to easily navigate to any section of the video for quick review. Our printable lesson transcripts are also a great way to review key concepts offline. Feel free to contact one of our instructors through the Dashboard with any questions you have.

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