Language of Literature
We can easily decide whether it is literary, or commercial, or scientific, or officialese text etc.
What are the qualities that make us recognize a textas belonging to literature and distinguish it from anordinary text?
Interesting framework which literary texts appear in--the forms of poetry, novels, dramas, etc whichwriters use and which critics have labeled asGenres.
Imaginative quality of the linguistic utterance
Literary texts go beyond the use of words to conveyreferential meaning.