literature is any written work; "writing formed with letters", although some definitions include spoken or sung texts. and language that foregrounds literariness, as opposed to ordinary
language. Literature can be classified according to fiction or non-fiction and if it is poetry or prose; it can be further distinguished according to major forms such as the novel, short story or
drama; and works are often categorised according to historical periods or their adherence to certain aesthetic features or expectations
types of literature
the term implies age or antiquity, but the word also
implies the material is somehow valuable.