Literature as an instrument of informal adult education at the example of EnglandIn England there 18th Century had established a print market, which is comparable to the present day. By changing a number of important social factors has been the starting point for one, created in the public media applied, political debate. These were among other the Protestants, the inverse was the extension of the literacy rate in combination, the newly established economic system of capitalism, which created an independence of authorship and a new access for the reading public. The reform of the political situation, the occupation of Parliament by the upper classes of the Glourious revolution, and the pursuit of political participation by the lower classes had contributed as much share in the flare-up of a medial political debate. This was a high point during the French Revolution, which divided the British public into two camps. On the one hand, supporters of the revolution, the progressive Jacobins, were in favor of a social extension of political participation and on the other hand, conservative anti-Jacobins, who advocated the preservation of power distribution. For this, the print market discharged, any dispute has been used to genre ideologies spread and make the people politically. Literature was a means of informal and political education. This was most of the opportunity to gain education only because of the formal school sector was poorly developed in England, accessible only for the wealthy. Education in this period was fundamental settles in adulthood, was not a uniform process, marked by fractures. The political aspect of education was also the center of discussion. Informal education through literature, exemplified by the political controversy in England in the 18th Century is just understandable through the reconstruction of the social context. Likewise, the only way to capture the political and educational aspect of literature.