Literature : A New Realm Of Understanding Of Human Nature And Behavior

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Literature is a term used to describe written and sometimes spoken material, writing that possesses literary merit and Language that foregrounds Literariness, as opposed to ordinary. The term derived from Latin Literatura meaning writing formed with letters, although contemporary definitions include texts that are spoken or sung. Literature can be classified according to whether it is fiction or non-fiction and whether it is poetry or prose. It can be further distinguished according to major forms such as the novel, short story or drama, and works are often categorized according to historical periods or their adherence to certain aesthetic features or expectations. Literature is one of the fine arts that employ language as a medium of expression. It is a mirror and interpretation of life. Indo-English Literature has witnessed various themes like freedom struggle, Gandhism, east-west encounter. In the modern Indo-English Literature opens a new realm of understanding of human nature and behavior. It helps to observe an individual in terms of his responses and reaction to other human beings, they imitates life. There is a vital relationship between life and Literature. It is a mode of amplifying Indian English Literature is just about a century old and is said to have began with the colonization of Indians by the British people in the nineteenth century. It is frequently referred to as Indo-Anglican literature. This production comes under the broader realm of Post Colonial

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