A biography is a written story of human life. When a person writes their own life, it is called autobiography. Biography or autobiography tells us where and when a person was born, what he did, and what happened to him throughout his life. In ancient times, most people’s histories were written to teach moral lessons or to explain history. These ancient myths were not always accurate, but many of them were very interesting to read. They were used by Shakespeare as the source of many of his plays, such as Julius Caesar and Antony and Cleopatra.
The histories of the elders always omitted important facts, for it would have seemed unkind. Modern storytellers try to tell the truth, even when it hurts. A short article about a person, in a magazine or encyclopedia like this, a kind of biography.
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