Literature comes in many different types and forms. The different types of literature are seen in works such as novels, biographies, poems, dramas, non-fictional and short stories. All the different types of literature mentioned are made up of certain elements like theme, plot, character, setting, conflicts, etc.What is the purpose of English literature?
The literary purpose is used to entertain and to give aesthetic pleasure. The focus of the literary purpose is on the words themselves and on a conscious and deliberate arrangement of the words to produce a pleasing or enriching effect. A writer often expresses a worldview when using the literary purpose.What is the history of English literature?
The English language has developed over the course of more than 1,400 years. The earliest forms of English, a set of Anglo-Frisian dialects brought to Great Britain by Anglo-Saxon settlers in the fifth century, are called Old English. Middle English began in the late 11th century with the Norman conquest of England.