Aug
07
2014

literature

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

lI t@ r@ ch@r

noun
definition 1:  writings such as dramas, poems, novels, essays, and stories, esp. those that have lasting artistic value.
example:  Shakespeare is said to have made some of the greatest contributions to English literature.

definition 2:  the body of writing about a specific subject or of a specific time or group.
example:  I discovered much more about my topic after I reviewed the literature.
example:  There is little mention of this particular study in the literature.

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