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1: Introduction

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    40372
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    Learning Objectives

    By the end of this chapter, students should be able to:

    • identify some of the defining qualities of literature.
    • begin analyzing how they would categorize works within the literary spectrum.
    • challenge the historical ways in which works have or have not been classified as literature.
    • discuss the benefits of reading and writing about literature.


    1: Introduction is shared under a CC BY-NC 4.0 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Heather Ringo & Athena Kashyap.