Apocalyptic Literature is literature, which is composed of dreams and visions. There are five features, which historically mark most examples of Apocalyptic Literature. They are: visionary experience, the use of ancient names as authors, dualism, symbolic language, and hope and encouragement. Revelation in the New Testament is the best-known book in this genre of literature in Scripture.
This view saw no hope for a restoration of Israel. The focus here was a belief that God would bring the whole world to an end and replace it with a new one (the age to come).