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Popular Literature, which is the ‘Literature of the People’, is the natural extension of folklore and myths in the ‘age of print’. It is also called ‘imaginative literature’, as it derives the strength from the writer’s vivid imagination, with fantastic creativity, more evidently than does the main stream realistic fiction. Usually, popular literature is read, not necessarily to have a new experience, but to repeat a pleasurable one, which the reader had before in a slightly different form.

If we see today, the younger generation is more attached to something adventurous, involving danger, new technology, modern life, independent and intelligent heroes and heroines, challenges, enlightenment due to power of reasoning over superstition and nature, leading to knowledge

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Bandyopadhyay , B., & Sinha, D. A. K. (2019). Overview of Popular Literature. European Journal of Business and Social Sciences, 7(4), 2437-2443. Retrieved from