Nonfiction is prose writing that presents and explains ideas or that tells about real people, places, or events. To be classified as nonfiction, a work must be true. Among the nonfiction forms are essays, newspaper and magazine articles, journals, biographies, and autobiographies. Historical, scientific, technical, political, and philosophical writings are also nonfiction.
Prose that is designed primarily to explain, argue or describe, rather than to entertain; specifically a type of prose other than fiction, but including biography, autobiography, reflective essays and speeches. Although its emphasis is factual, fictional (especially narrative) elements are sometimes found in these more personal forms of â€œliterary nonfiction.
(noun): literature that is not fictional
prose writing that is not fictional
Writing about real people, places, and events. Unlike fiction, nonfiction is largely concerned with factual information, although the writer shapes the information according to his or her purpose and viewpoint. Biography, autobiography, and news articles are examples of nonfiction. See Fiction
"True" writing in which the author retells actual events.
Any prose narrative that tells about things as they actually happened or that posses factual information about something. Autobiography and biography are the most common forms.
Also known as an "informational book," writing in which the author retells historical events, crafts a biography, passes on knowledge, or presents activities or experiments.
literature that is not fictional and often tells of actual events and people.
is prose designed primarily to explain, argue, or describe rather than entertain. For the most part its emphasis is factual.