Literacy vs. Literature

Literacy vs. Literature — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Literacy and Literature

Literacynoun

The ability to read and write.

Literaturenoun

The body of all written works.

Literacynoun

Understanding of something (ex. computer literacy).

Literaturenoun

The collected creative writing of a nation, people, group, or culture.

Literacynoun

the ability to read and write

Literaturenoun

All the papers, treatises, etc. published in academic journals on a particular subject.

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Literaturenoun

Written fiction of a high standard.

However, even “literary” science fiction rarely qualifies as literature, because it treats characters as sets of traits rather than as fully realized human beings with unique life stories. —Adam Cadre, 2008

Literaturenoun

creative writing of recognized artistic value

Literaturenoun

the humanistic study of a body of literature;

he took a course in Russian lit

Literaturenoun

published writings in a particular style on a particular subject;

the technical literatureone aspect of Waterloo has not yet been treated in the literature

Literaturenoun

the profession or art of a writer;

her place in literature is secure