What are articles?
A or An and The are usually called Articles.
They are really demonstrative Adjectives.
* A or An is called the indefinite article because it is used when we don’t speak of any particular or definite person or thing;as,
I saw a boy in the bazaar.
I found an umbrella lying in the room.
* The is called the definite article, because it is used when we speak of some particular person or thing; as,
This is the man whom I saw yesterday.
This is the beggar who pretended to be dumb.
- the freckles on my face
- the alligator in the pond
- the breakfast burrito on my plate