Reflection on Literature as a Mirror and a Didactic Mode to Society: A Mini-review of Multi-genres

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Bazimaziki Gabriel

Abstract

This essay is concerned with genres of Literature and their relevance to society. The author carries out a mini review of various literary works showing how many authors or critics have stake in human life at socio-cultural, economic and political levels. The author uses mainly interpretive literary analysis with particular emphasis on some literary generic elements viz characters and themes affecting them in each genre. Going through a section of authors from both African and Western cultures, the author brings the reader to understand how Literature and society are intertwined as they need each other.

Keywords:
Reflection of reality, sacrifice and heroism, literature and society, social and cultural values, human life journey, literary genres, art performance.

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Gabriel, B. (2020). Reflection on Literature as a Mirror and a Didactic Mode to Society: A Mini-review of Multi-genres. Asian Journal of Language, Literature and Culture Studies, 3(1), 45-52. Retrieved from https://www.journalajl2c.com/index.php/AJL2C/article/view/30116
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