Types of Reading Genres. Literature can be divided into two principle segments: nonfiction, which is reading material that states facts, and fiction, or reading material that is not true and is written for entertaining readers. Nonfiction and fiction can be further divided into sections called genres.What does genere mean?
\ˈzhän-rə, ˈzhäⁿ-;ˈzhäⁿr;ˈjän-rə\. 1 : a category of artistic, musical, or literary composition characterized by a particular style, form, or content a classic of the gothic novel genre.