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Scope of Literature
What do you think is the scope of literature?
The scope of literature is anything that can be
conceived by the human mind.
Literature is that which comes from life of m...
• Religion
• Philosophy
• History
Literature with its vast range is multi-disciplinary.
 Religion
Religion is the relation which man bears to ultimate
being.
• It is concerned with the substance which lies beh...
Examples:
 the writings about how different religions
and belief’s came to be.
 the Bible (Christian) Koran (Muslim)
Philosophy
Literature and Philosophy have been opposed to
each other as often as they have been combined.
According to Pl...
Examples:
 Plato’s Dialogues which talks about the dialectical
outcome of the interchange of ideas between
clearly drawn ...
 History
 History in the wider sense is all that happened, not
merely all the phenomena of human life, but those of
the ...
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Scope of Literature

  1. 1. Scope of Literature
  2. 2. What do you think is the scope of literature?
  3. 3. The scope of literature is anything that can be conceived by the human mind. Literature is that which comes from life of men and so it envelopes the life of every man from the poor to the filthy rich.
  4. 4. • Religion • Philosophy • History Literature with its vast range is multi-disciplinary.
  5. 5.  Religion Religion is the relation which man bears to ultimate being. • It is concerned with the substance which lies behind phenomena, and also with the duty which man owes to his being, universal and eternal. • Literature and Religion spring from the same fundamental sources.  It seeks to explain, to justify, to reconcile, to interpret and even to comfort and to console.
  6. 6. Examples:  the writings about how different religions and belief’s came to be.  the Bible (Christian) Koran (Muslim)
  7. 7. Philosophy Literature and Philosophy have been opposed to each other as often as they have been combined. According to Plato: Literature is contrasted with philosophy as falsehood is with truth and derived it with the other tradition as not constituting a realm of falsehood but as second only to truth
  8. 8. Examples:  Plato’s Dialogues which talks about the dialectical outcome of the interchange of ideas between clearly drawn vital personalities.  Kael Marx Das Kapital in which he expresses the social passion he shares with the Hebrew prophets of the old testament.
  9. 9.  History  History in the wider sense is all that happened, not merely all the phenomena of human life, but those of the natural world as well.  it includes everything that undergoes change. Example is the development of the cities and the civilization of men

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