To Use Literary Texts in ESL/EFL Classes or NOT

Mariwan N Hasan, Rasool M. Kheder


This paper looks at the positive and negative aspects of utilizing literature in an ESL class. The writers discuss that if any genre of literature is to be utilized effectively in the class, it should be precisely chosen and investigated precisely in a way which promotes a strong connection between the reader and the content. A particular example of how a literary content may be moved towards in order to encourage this kind of collaboration will be established as a conclusion.


ESL/EFL Classes, Literary Stylistics, Language Learning & Literary Texts

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