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lit·er·ary work

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  1. literary composition, literary worknoun

    imaginative or creative writing


  1. literary work

    Literature is any collection of written work, but it is also used more narrowly for writings specifically considered to be an art form, especially prose fiction, drama, and poetry. In recent centuries, the definition has expanded to include oral literature, much of which has been transcribed. Literature is a method of recording, preserving, and transmitting knowledge and entertainment, and can also have a social, psychological, spiritual, or political role. Literature, as an art form, can also include works in various non-fiction genres, such as biography, diaries, memoir, letters, and essays. Within its broad definition, literature includes non-fictional books, articles or other printed information on a particular subject.Etymologically, the term derives from Latin literatura/litteraturacode: lat promoted to code: la "learning, a writing, grammar," originally "writing formed with letters," from litera/litteracode: lat promoted to code: la "letter". In spite of this, the term has also been applied to spoken or sung texts. Developments in print technology have allowed an ever-growing distribution and proliferation of written works, which now includes electronic literature. Literature is classified according to whether it is poetry, prose or drama, and such works are often further categorized according to historical period, adherence to certain aesthetic features, or genre.


  1. literary work

    A literary work is a piece of written, oral or printed created material that uses language to express artistic or intellectual ideas, feelings, or stories. It includes a wide range of forms like novels, poems, plays, essays, short stories, biographies, etc., and can possess diverse themes, perspectives, characters, and settings, among other literary elements. Literary works reflect the culture, values, and ideas of their time and can have different literary styles and techniques. They often serve various purposes such as entertainment, education, social criticism or personal expression.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of literary work in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of literary work in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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