According to Belinsky, it is in novels' and sets out a human life, and the rules of morality, and philosophical systems. " The novel reconstructs the history of the formation of human character, historical and social processes in Indeed environmental, and psychological – in the inner world of man. Monumental works (poetry and prose), in which widely reflect significant historical events that are important to people's life, nation, are called epics (War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy, 'Quiet Flows the Don' Sholokhov, "Life and Fate 'L. Grossman). In the epics are depicted various social strata and historical figures. Lyrics – one of the birth of literature, based on direct expression of the poet of thoughts, feelings, experiences, caused by various phenomena of life.
The image of the external world is in the lyrics of the purposes of self-expression, reflection, inner peace. The lyrics can be meditation, that is, expressing emotional thoughts, which are based on the eternal problems of existence; graphic reproducing the phenomena of the external world (most of all – nature), and suggestive, focusing on the transfer emotional state. Lyrical experience can accommodate common human sense, just that it is close and understandable not only to the Creator. But the lyrical view of the world occurs when the author is an individual, personal relation to the environment. It is a personal view on the subject is the meaning of lyrical images. In the lyrics there is no actors, but creates an image of the lyrical. The lyrics do not have complex compositional forms, so genres do not differ in degree of expansion of events and characters, and focus on content and experiences.