Terms in this set (14)
Defenition of literature 1
the collactive nouns for the category of verbal arts that includes various literary genres,such as poem,play,novel &short stories
Defenition of literature 2
covers the major generes of poetry,drama and novel,also implies literary quality and distinction
Defenition of literature 3
art form that arises out of the human ability to creat language
Defenition of literature 4
form of demarcation based on the premise that all text are unequal,some have or given value than the other
The quest to discover a
definition for literature.
is a road of much travalled,through the point of arrival if ever reatched,is seldom satisfactory
Etymology of literature
literature has to do with letters.the written as opposed to the spoken word.not everything written is literature.As a classification,it doesn't really have any firm boundary lines.
e.x on Etymology of literature
the poet shelley wanted to include some legislative statues of Parliaments under poetry because they created order & harmony out of disorder
literature forgrounds language and uses it in Artistic way.
e.x on general agreement
Terry Eagleton goes some way towards a Def. of lit and it's relationship to language,literature transforms and intensifies ordinary language,deviates systematically form every day
a work to be called literature must display an Excellence in form and style ,smth may also be Association that's bec.
e.x on reccuring agreement
V.S.Naipaul is a literary figure through his novels,his private letters are based as literature as.
concept of literature 1
1.littera'a (L)--->Literature 2.literature--->litterae ●litrature embraces everything written with the letters of the alphabet. and creative in some way.
concept of literature 2
what may be considered ordinary and not worthy of comment in one time period may be considered literally genius in another
e.x on concept of literature 2
1)initials reviews of Emily bronte's
"wuthering height in 1847 " were less than spectacular, however ,it is now considering as one of the Greatest achievement all the time 2)the same can be said for (Herman Melvill's Moby Disc 1851).