Literature vs Calling - What's the difference?

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Literature is a related term of calling.


As nouns the difference between literature and calling

is that literature is the body of all written works while calling is a strong urge to become religious.

As a verb calling is

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literature

English

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Alternative forms

* literatuer (obsolete)

Noun

(en-noun)
  • The body of all written works.
  • The collected creative writing of a nation, people, group or culture.
  • All the papers, treatises etc. published in academic journals on a particular subject.
  • *
  • The obvious question to ask at this point is: ‘Why posit the existence of a set of Thematic Relations (THEME, AGENT, INSTRUMENT, etc.) distinct from constituent structure relations?? The answer given in the relevant literature is that a variety of linguistic phenomena can be accounted for in a more principled way in terms of Thematic Functions than in terms of constituent structure relations.
  • Written fiction of a high standard.
  • However, even “literary” science fiction rarely qualifies as literature , because it treats characters as sets of traits rather than as fully realized human beings with unique life stories. —Adam Cadre, 2008

    Meronyms

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    Anagrams

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    calling

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A strong urge to become religious.
  • A job or occupation.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-22, volume=407, issue=8841, page=70, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Engineers of a different kind , passage=Private-equity nabobs bristle at being dubbed mere financiers. Piling debt onto companies’ balance-sheets is only a small part of what leveraged buy-outs are about, they insist. Improving the workings of the businesses they take over is just as core to their calling , if not more so. Much of their pleading is public-relations bluster.}}

    Synonyms

    * vocation