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1 LITERATURE

2 To Ponder What according to you is literature? Harry potter, Charlie and the chocolate factory, Percy Jackson, Mahatma Gandhi’s autobiography, Tagore’s Gitanjali etc. which one would you classify as literature- read a few lines from each of the above. Who decides if something is a piece of literature? How will I know about the new writings which are classified as part of literature?

3 What is Literature? Literature to some is artistic form of writing. To some it means the beauty of expression. To some literature shows us what happened in a particular era- So how is it different from history or is it same as history. To some it means the art of written work.

4 Why we need Literature? Read for pleasure Read for fun. Literature helps to know about the customs, beliefs, thoughts, customs of different ages.

5 Forms and technique of Literature? FORMS 1.Fiction 2.Non- Fiction TECHINIQUE 1.Poetry 2.Prose 3.Drama 4.Etc.

6 Elements of Literature Theme-The main idea/what author wants to convey. Plot-What happens and why Settings- As the name suggest-where, when, how etc. Characters- We all know about this. Style- of the language-old, easy, difficult etc. Symbols- Represents ideas or things.

7 Elements of Literature Theme-The main idea/what author wants to convey. Plot-What happens and why Settings- As the name suggest-where, when, how etc. Characters- We all know about this. Style- of the language-old, easy, difficult etc. Symbols- Represents ideas or things.

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