Literary type
A literary type is a group of typologies (not to be confused with "typification") in literary studies that is performed within the category of the literary genus (see the article).…

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Literature – what is it
If you, the reader, have asked the question: "literature – what is It?"and I would like to get a succinct answer, but still true and scientific, then you turned to…

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The image of Christ in literature
It is difficult to imagine another image that would be found in literature so ubiquitous as the image of Jesus Christ. It is paradoxical that being an icon exclusively of…

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Fundamentals of the theory of literature

The first thing to learn about the basics of literary theory is what literature itself is in General. Literature (Latin litteratura-written) is a set of speech structures captured in oral and written form (literature and writing); that is, literature is a note on the refrigerator about cutlets on the stove, and a folklore proverb passed from mouth to mouth, as well as any epic or novel that occupies hundreds of printed pages. Continue reading

What is the use of reading and why read a lot?

The availability of books
We used to call ourselves a reading nation. Unfortunately, surveys show that this is far from the case. Over the past 10 years, the population of our country has begun to read much less, and the quality of the literature read leaves much to be desired. Today we have the opportunity to find a lot of interesting works on the Internet, read books online for free and without registration, but we read less and less. So what is the use of reading? Continue reading

John Irving " a Prayer for Owen Meany»
Every sphere of human activity is imbued with a religious component, especially its direct reflection — literature. Probably, the image of Christ is more often found in books. How could…

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The place of women in literature (part 1)
Why do we know so few women writers and why will this change in the twenty first century Women's text in literature for a very long time remained an unexplored…

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YURI OLESHA NICKNAMED " WRITER»
My soul is the last atom your soul. <Yu. O.> Man lived, man wrote. Years passed, the man was forgotten. And they didn't remember much when they were alive. Not…

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Terry Pratchett's Discworld tour
One of the main "storytellers" of our time, Terry Pratchett is dead for several years, but his books continue to occupy high places in all sorts of ratings and win…

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