The propositional theory of literary truth says that the purpose of literary works is to express propositions. One objection to this theory is that the propositions that can be extracted from literary works are too banal to constitute the purpose of those works. This paper defends the propositional theory against this objection.
"On the Banality of Literary Truths,"
Philosophic Exchange: Vol. 28
, Article 4.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.brockport.edu/phil_ex/vol28/iss1/4