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Why is literature important in everyday life?

  1. Renson John profile image81
    Renson Johnposted 2 years ago

    Why is literature important in everyday life?


  2. RTalloni profile image88
    RTalloniposted 2 years ago

    Reading good literature is one of the best ways to learn about writing and find one's own writer's voice.

  3. Michaela Osiecki profile image78
    Michaela Osieckiposted 2 years ago

    Literature is the compendium of human experience. We learn from the past and from those before us because of what they're recorded or written down. This is as true for fiction as it is for history textbooks.

  4. Amanda108 profile image91
    Amanda108posted 2 years ago

    Because literature makes your "everyday life" so much larger! Not only does it allow you to explore worlds that don't exist or that are in times long past (or times to come), but it lets you walk in someone else's shoes. It develops in you the concept of feeling for a person whose pain is a different sort than yours. It lets you peek into troubles you may not personally experience and then care about them. Even when the book is light and happy, you're still spending time with someone else and caring enough about them to "listen" to their personal story.

    In short, I believe literature teaches us about people and the more we consider those around us, the more open our lives are.