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  • 1 Association for the Study of Literature and Environment — The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) is the principal professional association for American and international scholars of ecocriticism. It was founded in 1992 at a special session of the Western Literature… …

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  • 2 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 3 Study abroad — Studying abroad is the act of a student pursuing educational opportunities in a foreign country. Typically classes taken while studying abroad award credits transferable to higher education institutions in the home country; however, students may… …

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  • 4 LITERATURE, JEWISH — Literature on Jewish themes and in languages regarded as Jewish has been written continuously for the past 3,000 years. What the term Jewish literature encompasses, however, demands definition, since Jews have lived in so many countries and have… …

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  • 5 Literature Circles — are a student s equivalent in the classroom of an adult book club. The aim is to encourage student choice and a love of reading in young people. The true intent of Literature Circles is to allow students to practice and develop the skills and… …

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  • 6 Literature — is the art of written works. Literally translated, the word means acquaintance with letters (from Latin littera letter). In Western culture the most basic written literary types include fiction and non fiction.DefinitionsThe word literature has… …

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  • 7 study — [stud′ē] n. pl. studies [ME studie < OFr estudie < L studium, zeal, study < studere, to busy oneself about, apply oneself to, study, orig., prob., to aim toward, strike at, akin to tundere, to strike, beat < IE * (s)teud < base *… …

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  • 8 Study guide — Study guides can be broad based to facilitate learning in a number of areas, or be resources that foster comprehension of literature, research topics, history, and other subjects.General topics include study and testing strategies; reading,… …

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  • 9 STUDY — The study of the Torah (talmud Torah) as a supreme religious duty is one of the most typical and far reaching ideas of rabbinic Judaism. Talmudic literature is full of references to the mitzvah of Torah study, especially of the difficult halakhic …

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  • 10 study — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 learning ADJECTIVE ▪ full time, part time ▪ graduate, postgraduate ▪ independent, private ▪ T …

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  • 11 literature, children’s and teenage —    The 1950s and 1960s are often described as a golden age of children’s literature in Britain. This is ascribed to the breakdown of prewar ideologies and the absence of post 1970 political correctness. Fiction of this period fused the exciting… …

    Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

  • 12 Literature of Burma — The literature of Burma (or Myanmar) spans over a millennium. Burmese literature was historically influenced by Indian and Thai cultures, as seen in many works, such as the Ramayana . The Burmese language, unlike other Southeast Asian languages… …

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  • 13 literature — noun 1 written works of art ADJECTIVE ▪ classical, contemporary, modern ▪ popular ▪ great ▪ African American, Russian …

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  • 14 study — stud|y1 W3S3 [ˈstʌdi] n plural studies ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(research)¦ 2¦(learning)¦ 3¦(subject)¦ 4 somebody s studies 5¦(careful consideration)¦ 6¦(room)¦ 7¦(art)¦ 8¦(music)¦ 9 be a stu …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 literature — [[t]lɪ̱trətʃə(r), AM tərətʃʊr[/t]] ♦♦♦ literatures 1) N VAR Novels, plays, and poetry are referred to as literature, especially when they are considered to be good or important. ...classic works of literature. ...a Professor of English Literature …

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  • 16 study — studiable, adj. studier, n. /stud ee/, n., pl. studies, v., studied, studying. n. 1. application of the mind to the acquisition of knowledge, as by reading, investigation, or reflection: long hours of study. 2. the cultivation of a particular… …

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  • 17 study — n. & v. n. (pl. ies) 1 the devotion of time and attention to acquiring information or knowledge, esp. from books. 2 (in pl.) the pursuit of academic knowledge (continued their studies abroad). 3 a room used for reading, writing, etc. 4 a piece of …

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  • 18 Literature of Rwanda — Rwandan literature is a literature both oral and written in Kinyarwanda, or French, particularly by citizens of Rwanda.BackgroundRwanda s literary history is largely an oral one. The traditional texts were classed in two main categories: more… …

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  • 19 study — /ˈstʌdi / (say studee) noun (plural studies) 1. application of the mind to the acquisition of knowledge, as by reading, investigation, or reflection. 2. the cultivation of a particular branch of learning, science, or art: the study of law. 3. a… …

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  • 20 French Literature — • Origin, foundations, and types Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. French Literature     French Literature     † …

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