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Humanities LibreTexts

1: Introduction

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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
    • differentiate between literature (little l) and Literature (big L)
    • 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

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