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This paper is designed to analyse the genre of literature that is mostly expressed in the Arabic language. Literature have been efficient in serving multiple functions in the interpretation of life and culture. The Arabic language has been prominent for ages due to the military, religious and economic importance of speakers of the language. This paper then examines the basic elements of literature as it relates to the genre and compares it with the Arabic language. References are made to the past and used o explain the present condition of modern Arabic literature. The conclusion recommends that translating Arabic literature to other popular languages will to a greater extent expand the bounds of Arabic literature.