LITERATURE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of literature
Definition:
n. imaginative or creative writing, especially of recognized artistic value; art or occupation of a literary writer
Example:
During most of Western history, the term literature included all writing that was worthy to be known by educated people.
Sentence in Classic:
The simplest epical form is seen emerging out of lyrical literature when the artist prolongs and broods upon himself as the centre of an epical event and this form progresses till the centre of emotional gravity is equidistant from the artist himself and from others.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
The adventures related in the literature of the Wild West were remote from my nature but, at least, they opened doors of escape.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
I have made a small study of tattoo marks and have even contributed to the literature of the subject.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Anna devoted just as much care to her appearance when they had no visitors, and she did a great deal of reading, both of novels and of what serious literature was in fashion.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
There is no one in Russian literature now, from schoolboy essayist to learned historian, who does not throw his little stone at Alexander for things he did wrong at this period of his reign.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
This makes him a standing puzzle to the huge number of uncultivated people who have been brought up in tasteless homes by commonplace or disagreeable parents, and to whom, consequently, literature, painting, sculpture, music, and affectionate personal relations come as modes of sex if they come at all.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw Context
He hates whatever succeeds, as the eunuchs hate those who enjoy; he is one of the serpents of literature who nourish themselves on dirt and spite; he is a folliculaire.
Candide By Voltaire Context
They all assumed to be mighty rakish and knowing, they were not very tidy in their private dresses, they were not at all orderly in their domestic arrangements, and the combined literature of the whole company would have produced but a poor letter on any subject.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Lastly, as he inspected the library and dilated on books in general, he contrived an opportunity to observe that literature safeguarded a man from a tendency to waste his time.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
On every point of general literature he displays unbounded knowledge and a quick and piercing apprehension.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
His clear hand, his accurate figures and his shrewd ability in bargaining won their respect, where a knowledge of literature and a fine appreciation of music, had young Gerald possessed them, would have moved them to snorts of contempt.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context