Literature As A Form Of Human Expression

1359 Words Oct 25th, 2015 6 Pages
Literature is define as writing in which expressions and forms, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essay. Definition of the word literature tend to be circular. It may be classified according to a variety of systems, including language, national origin, historic period, genre, and subject matter. In addition, it is a form of human expression. Literacy, another name of literature, is the ability to read and write. It is the backbone and the overall structure to learning any type of information. Literacy is something that can be accounted through newspapers, books, television, the internet, along with many other resources. The word literature was derive from the Latin word literary, meaning a letter of alphabet. It is the first and foremost human body of writing. Being able to identify your literacy is more difficult to understand. Without literacy, our world would struggle and crumble to the very dust from which it rose. During this writing I will personally talk about my literacy history, and how it has influenced, impacted, and developed my life. I was born and raised in Monrovia, Liberia. The name “Liberia” comes from the English word “liberty” and refers to the nation’s origin as a colony of free blacks repatriated to Africa from the United States in the early nineteenth century. The capital Monrovia was named in honor of the then United States president…
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