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7. (iii) It is helpful to ascertain the personal difficulties of the students. 8. (iv) It provides a check on preparation of assignments. 9. (v) It can be used to reflect student's background and attitude. 10. (vi) It is quite handy to the teacher when no other suitable teaching method is available.
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11. Disadvantages 12. (i) It requires a lot of skill on the part of teacher to make a proper use of this method. 13. (ii) It may sometime mar the atmosphere of the class. 14. (iii) This method generally is quite embracing for timid students. 15. (iv) It is time consuming Literature Literature is derived from the latin term littera which means letter, any printed matter written in a book, a magazine, or a pamphlet, a faithfull reprduction of man's manifold experiences blended in to harmonious expression. Literature is very implortant today because it enable the people to know the history of a nation's spirit, people must read its literature. To understand the real spirit of a nation, one must trace
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the little rills as they course along down the ages, broadening and deepening into the great ocean of thought which men at the present source are presently exploring. it also enable to express of one's feelings according to him, may be through love, sorrow, happiness, hatred, anger, contempt or revenge. Literature is one way for us to hear the voices of the past and work with the present. it is the way for the present to connect to the possible future. we learn about history we didn't experience. the customs we are not familiar with or that read to what we do now, it unlocks the culture of the time period, and in a way can give wisdom to the modern society about life, allow us to to interprete our own life and emotions and we find ways to relate to the story so we in turn can reflect. Literature is the most invisible with the five senses and the most visible with feelings, Literature is always realistic, it is about life. it is life when we get involved in it even it is legendary, unbelievable, and whatever it talks about, it is life because it is created and produced by people from their life. (homework-help/ why do we need to study literature. When we hear the world literature it reminds us stories, epics, sacred scriptures and classical works of the ancient and modern times. Basically literature is defined as the collection of written work of language through different periods and different cultures by authors and scholars. The advent of writing marked a great step in human civilization for many reasons such as transmitting knowledge, ideas, events and even feelings. There are many limitations on the extent of a man's lifetime experience such as time, geography and point of view. Literature serves as a method of transcending such barriers. When we read the historic work of the Greek poet Homer who was the author of the ancient Greek epic Poems, the lliad and the Odyssey, we get to know about many things such as the socioeconomic and cultural background of the ancient places such as Troy, Ithaca and Sparta etc. Thus Literature helps us transcend the time and social barriers.
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