Literature is Not mere a Science

Literature is Not mere a Science

Literature is Not mere a Science

Literature. The word literature means letters and we use the word letters itself in the sense of literature in the phrase a man of letters. Literature is the written word. But all that is written or printed is not literature for the name of literature is given only to memorable thought finally the Nobel expressed in words. good literature is to be studied but also that is it is to be practiced as an art that is what we if we have any gift of writing, should I try to express our thoughts final in words we may, do, make literature.

Writing is an art and, just because it is an art, it has to be learned every heart has its own medium of expression, and its own rules the sculptor works in stone & metal, the painter inline & color, the musician in pure sound, and the writer in words. Their art before they can adequately express themselves in status up pictures and music so must the would-be maker of literature, the writer. The whole subject, indeed raison d’etre, of speaking and writing is communication we want to communicate for thoughts to the minds of others and we can do it only by means of words so we have to learn how to use words in such a way as to convey our meaning to others clearly, simply, directly, briefly, vigorously.

The skillful handling of words as Cardinal Newman said, “style is thinking out into words”.
The right words in the right order for the handling of words in writing consists of the right choice of words, and the right arrangements of words. Choice implies thought and care something deliberate. A careful writer will choose his words, and will not be counted until he finds the one word that will accurately and clearly express his thought. One secret of clear writing is clear thinking; the other secret is the careful choice of words that will best express the thought. for the formation of a direct, simple, brief, rigorous and lizard style, these rules should be followed: prefer the familiar word to the far fetched; prefer the country to word to the abstract; prefer the single word to the circumlocution; prefer the short word come to the long.

Is to the right arrangement of words: prefer the short sentence to the long; prefer the simple construction to the elaborate; prefer the direct instruction to the roundabout. To follow these rules is not easy and it calls for such practice; for ” the apparently simplest form of construction is by far the most difficult”.

In theoretical and philosophical terms literature is the true reflection and appreciation of life.

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