List view is a place to help you manage your content easier & faster. In the list view you can see just a short overview of your posts with short description, file type, status of the posts, author, labels, page, date & time selected.
Also, you're able to perform multiple actions in bulk for all the posts selected, such as
Schedule / unschedule
Hide / unhide
Duplicate across multiple pages
At the bottom of the page you can find all the buttons to execute the above mentioned actions.