Prose fiction has existed since ancient times, but most early fiction was actually written as poetry. Scholars disagree about the date of the first prose fiction book, or novel. Some scholars classify fictional stories from ancient Greece and Rome as the early novels. Others claim there were novels in Asia as early as the 6th century. These early novels were mostly short adventure stories about fictional characters.
D Đáp án đúng: ‘The date of the earliest known novel is not easy to determine.”
Ta có ý sau: “Scholars disagree about the date of the first prose fiction book, or novel.” (Các học giả bất đồng quan điểm về thời điếm ra đời của tiểu thuyết.)