1. What is literature?
* Literature is a written material such as poetry, novels, and essays, these works of imagination characterized by excellence of style and expression and by themes of general or enduring interest. Other definition also states that it is the body of written work of a particular culture or people. Why is it important to know that literature should not be made synonymous of the idea of printed and published paged? * I believe that some printed and published works can be a form of literature though what makes it different in my opinion is that it is more personal because it was made by an individual’s thoughts put on to something very artistic. 2. What are the two kinds of literature and their respective functions? * The two kinds of Literature are the prose and poetry.
Prose- is an ordinary writing distinguished by verse.
Poetry- Any communication resembling poetry in beauty or the evocation of feeling. What kind of understanding to this kind of literature demand? * The interpreter should think outside the box for some pieces cannot be just interpreted by its literal sense . 3. What is the drawback that the literature of knowledge represents? Is the Literature of Power Crippled by the same thing?
* Literature is absolutely a great thing though sometimes there is a stereotyping that literature knowledge is only applicable to those scholarly people or those belonging from the elite. It makes it not very popular among children or ordinary people. I think it should be enjoyed by everyone because literature is a gift. Why is the transplantation of truth an exclusive criterion of the literature of knowledge? * It is because what is written on every works we see or know is either a grasp of reality or based on emotions that was felt or experienced by the writer. Most ideas came from experience of human being itself. 4. Why is it subordinated by the truth that the literature of power carries? * Because...
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