General objective of this lecture is to present on Types of Literature. Biography: A True story about a persons life; are very interesting stories; are NOT by the person they are about and are written using second hand accounts.. Autobiography: Auto- means self (ex. Automobile is self driven. Autopilot is a plane that flies by itself). Most are written in Prose, but can be written in poems, plays, or songs. Fiction: Are make-believe, or fairytales such as Alice in Wonderland, or Pollyanna. Non-Fiction: Ex. Biographies, and autobiographies, newspaper articles, and school reports, and history.