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Grammar vs. Literature

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Main Difference

The main difference between Grammar and Literature is that the Grammar is a set of structural rules that governs the composition of clauses, phrases, and words in any given natural language and Literature is a written work of art

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Wikipedia
  • Grammar (noun)

    A system of rules and principles for speaking and writing a language.

  • Grammar (noun)

    The study of the internal structure of words (morphology) and the use of words in the construction of phrases and sentences (syntax).

  • Grammar (noun)

    A book describing the rules of grammar of a language.

  • Grammar (noun)

    A formal system specifying the syntax of a language.

  • Grammar (noun)

    A formal system defining a formal language

  • Grammar (noun)

    The basic rules or principles of a field of knowledge or a particular skill.

  • Grammar (noun)

    A textbook.

    "a grammar of geography"

  • Grammar (noun)

    A grammar school.

  • Grammar (verb)

    To discourse according to the rules of grammar; to use grammar.

  • Literature (noun)

    The body of all written works.

  • Literature (noun)

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

  • Literature (noun)

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

  • Literature (noun)

    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"

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Grammar (noun)

    The science which treats of the principles of language; the study of forms of speech, and their relations to one another; the art concerned with the right use and application of the rules of a language, in speaking or writing.

  • Grammar (noun)

    The art of speaking or writing with correctness or according to established usage; speech considered with regard to the rules of a grammar.

  • Grammar (noun)

    A treatise on the principles of language; a book containing the principles and rules for correctness in speaking or writing.

  • Grammar (noun)

    treatise on the elements or principles of any science; as, a grammar of geography.

  • Grammar (verb)

    To discourse according to the rules of grammar; to use grammar.

  • Literature (noun)

    Learning; acquaintance with letters or books.

  • Literature (noun)

    The collective body of literary productions, embracing the entire results of knowledge and fancy preserved in writing; also, the whole body of literary productions or writings upon a given subject, or in reference to a particular science or branch of knowledge, or of a given country or period; as, the literature of Biblical criticism; the literature of chemistry.

  • Literature (noun)

    The class of writings distinguished for beauty of style or expression, as poetry, essays, or history, in distinction from scientific treatises and works which contain positive knowledge; belles-lettres.

  • Literature (noun)

    The occupation, profession, or business of doing literary work.

Webster Dictionary
  • Grammar (noun)

    studies of the formation of basic linguistic units

  • Literature (noun)

    creative writing of recognized artistic value

  • Literature (noun)

    the humanistic study of a body of literature;

    "he took a course in Russian lit"

  • Literature (noun)

    published writings in a particular style on a particular subject;

    "the technical literature"

    "one aspect of Waterloo has not yet been treated in the literature"

  • Literature (noun)

    the profession or art of a writer;

    "her place in literature is secure"

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