Role of Literary Texts in Improving Writing Skills


Aasma Nijabat
Rafia Razaq
Naheed Ashfaq


The current paper deals with the identification of the role of English literary texts in ESL classroom intended for the improvement of writing skills at elementary level. Qualitative approach was used in this study. Data was collected through document analysis and open-ended questionnaires. Six teachers who taught literary texts in ESL classroom were selected to fill the questionnaires. Twenty specimens of ESL learners’ classwork were analyzed using ESL Profile Composition (Jacobs, Zinkgraf, Wormuth, Hartfiel, & Hughey, 1981, p.30). This research offered promising results regarding the beneficial role of literary texts in improving writing skills. It also paves the way for future researchers to further investigate the role of literary texts in the learning of English language.


How to Cite
Nijabat , A., Razaq, R., & Ashfaq, N. (2020). Role of Literary Texts in Improving Writing Skills . Journal of Communication and Cultural Trends, 1(2), 55-72.


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