The Role of Literature in Shaping Culture and Society

  1. 2. The ability to understand and share the feelings of another, often developed through reading literature.
  2. 3. Written works, especially those considered to have artistic or intellectual value, including novels, poems, essays, and more.
  3. 5. Improve or enhance the quality or value of, often referring to how literature adds to personal or cultural understanding.
  4. 8. The objective analysis and evaluation of an issue to form a judgment, a skill honed through literary analysis.
  5. 11. A standard or pattern, especially of social behavior, that is typical or expected.
  6. 13. A subtle difference in or shade of meaning, expression, or sound, often found in complex literary works.
  7. 14. A standard or criterion by which something is judged or recognized, often referring to significant literary works.
  8. 15. The customs, arts, social institutions, and achievements of a particular nation, people, or social group.
  1. 1. Relating to the study of the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality, and existence.
  2. 4. A strong defense or fort, metaphorically used to describe literature's enduring significance.
  3. 6. A forcible overthrow of a government or social order, in favor of a new system, sometimes influenced by literary works.
  4. 7. A conversation between two or more people, or a literary composition in the form of a conversation.
  5. 9. A traditional story or legend originating among a people, often passed down orally.
  6. 10. Maintain (something) in its original or existing state, as in how literature can preserve cultural traditions and values.
  7. 12. The aggregate of people living together in a more or less ordered community, often influenced by literature.