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Hello. Does anybody know the difference between Literature with a capital L and literature with a lower case L? Thank you for your time.
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I don't think there is a 'known' difference (perhaps I'm just being thick)

We use 'God' with a capital G to signify holiness.
I think that the idea of reverence is correct. In one of my grad school classes we would constantly discuss what qualified as Literature, "with the big 'L,'" so I am guessing that it signifies works we would consider worth studying.
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So we use " God know " instead of " God knows " out of reverence too ?
Isn't this just a case of proper nouns versus common nouns? 'Literature' would be a proper noun, the actual name of something, so it would require a capital 'L.' A small 'l' denotes any literature. For example,

I like to read French literature in my spare time. (any literature from French writers)
I am taking French Literature this semester. (name of the course)

Is this the context of 'L' vs 'l' you were asking about? Hope this helps.
this is the same question I have for my thesis,

please inform me

I will post the answer as soon as i can for you.
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..hi................can i ask?????????????

where does literature came from??????
Hi,

where does literature came from?????? A very simple answer is that people write it.Emotion: big smile

But perhaps you are asking something else? Can you reword your question?

Best wishes, Clive
GuestDoes anybody know the difference between Literature with a capital L and literature with a lower case L?
Some people might capitalise it if it were a school subject, but that is not necessary:

He used to study Literature, Math and Chemistry in his younger days.

Cheers
CB
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