What are the general classification of literature?
The two general classifications of literature are prose and poetry.
Literature may be classified in many different ways depending on the focus of the purpose of the person or an organization classifying the literature. For example many libraries use use one or more of the classification criteria for classification of books in the libraries. Basic type of the work such as poems, plays, fiction, essays, biographies, or collection of more than one type. Language Country of author Period when it was originally written Subject of…
There are 10 main divisions (or classes) of the Dewey Decimal Classification system: 000 - Computer science, information & general works 100 - Philosophy and psychology 200 - Religion 300 - Social sciences 400 - Language 500 - Science 600 - Technology 700 - Arts & recreation 800 - Literature 900 - History & geography