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written. These works centered on the social themes of society. In the Twentieth century novels took on a new form of mainly entertainment. Fiction was broken down into several subcatagories including mystery and science-fiction. Non-fiction has also taken on many forms such as biographies and how-to books. Even poetry and drama has changed taking forms in modern songs and in movies and television. It would take a large work of literature to try to define what literature is. Literature is a reflection of mankind. It is our emotions, our trials, our triumphs and all our real or imagined experiences written down so that what has happened will be remembered. Literature is written so that humans can try to repeat our successes and learn from our failures. Literature may change but it

is necessary to our evolution as a species. Jacobs, Henry, E. and Roberts, Edgar, V. Literature. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1998 ?Literature.? Compton?s Encyclopedia. Online ed. 05 June 2000. FTP: comptonsv3.web.aol.com. ?Printing.? Encyclopedia.com. Online ed. 05 June 2000. FTP: www.encyclopedia.com/interstitialCoSlth.html .