Literary Theory

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Literary theories are ideas and methods developed around literature that reveal the underlying principles of literature interpreting meaning, themes, or connections. The focus of literary theories earlier on generally veered toward the author, as opposed to the content of the piece, seeking author to work relation and presenting explanations of the literary piece as the product. Progression of literary theory in recent years has led theorists to expand the concept of an author as culture, implying that the text is a product of culture, and culture a product of text.

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