What is another word for major works?

Pronunciation: [mˈe͡ɪd͡ʒə wˈɜːks] (IPA)

Major works refer to significant, influential, and substantial literary pieces that have stood the test of time. Synonyms for major works include classic literature, literary masterpieces, seminal works, enduring literature, monumental texts, and magnum opus. These terms describe pieces of writing that have shaped the landscape of literature, influenced and inspired countless authors and readers over generations. Major works are usually written by renowned writers who possess a significant mastery of the language and storytelling abilities, and they tackle significant and complex themes and issues that make them stand out. They are essential to the literary canon and serve as benchmarks to measure the quality of contemporary literature.

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A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

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