Associations to the word «Literary»

Wiktionary

LITERARY, adjective. Relating to literature.
LITERARY, adjective. Relating to writers, or the profession of literature.
LITERARY, adjective. Knowledgeable of literature or writing.
LITERARY, adjective. Appropriate to literature rather than everyday writing.
LITERARY, adjective. Bookish.
LITERARY AGENT, noun. A person who represents writers and their written works to publishers and film producers and assists in the sale and deal negotiation of the same.
LITERARY CHINESE, proper noun. The written Chinese language used from the end of the Han Dynasty (220 CE) to the early 20th century. In Chinese, 文言.
LITERARY CHINESE, proper noun. The written Chinese language used from the Zhou Dynasty (1045 BCE) (especially the Spring and Autumn Period), through to the end of the Han Dynasty (220 CE). In Chinese, 古文. The language of many classics of Chinese literature.
LITERARY CHINESE, proper noun. Written Chinese for this entire period, without distinction.
LITERARY CRITICISM, noun. (literature) The study, discussion, evaluation, and interpretation of literature.
LITERARY DEVICE, noun. (literature) An identifiable rule of thumb, convention, or structure that is employed in literature and storytelling.
LITERARY DEVICES, noun. Plural of literary device
LITERARY JOURNALISM, noun. Journalism with a more storylike twist than its factual counterpart.
LITERARY LANGUAGE, noun. (literature) A register of a language that is used in literary writing.
LITERARY TECHNIQUE, noun. (literature) Literary device.
LITERARY THEORY, noun. (literature) The theory or the philosophy of the interpretation of literature and literary criticism.

Dictionary definition

LITERARY, adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of literature; "literary criticism".
LITERARY, adjective. Knowledgeable about literature; "a literary style".
LITERARY, adjective. Appropriate to literature rather than everyday speech or writing; "when trying to impress someone she spoke in an affected literary style".

Wise words

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Turkish Proverb