Why read literature?(English 30)

Mark Twain once shrewdly observed that a person who chooses not to read has no advantage over a person who is unable to read. In industrialized societies today, however, the question is not who reads, because nearly everyone can and does, but what is read. Why should anyone spend precious time with literature when there is so much reading material available that provides useful information about everything from daily news to personal computers? Why should a literary artist’s imagination compete for attention that could be spent on the firm realities that constitute everyday life?

Submit via trackback, please.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

26 thoughts on “Why read literature?(English 30)

  1. Pingback: Farkashingston's Blogger

  2. Pingback: Travis' Blog

  3. Pingback: Extreaneous Accessories

  4. Pingback: Cam's Blogtastic Blog

  5. Pingback: Things that come to mind

  6. Pingback: Webb

  7. Pingback: Shaun's Opinions

  8. Pingback: Bloggers Blog

  9. Pingback: Organized Chaos

  10. Pingback: School, eh?

  11. Pingback: Mike The Blog

  12. Pingback: Terd Ferguson

  13. Pingback: M&M's Blog

  14. Pingback: kae-lea's blog

  15. Pingback: Christy's Blog

  16. Pingback: Marisa's Blog

  17. Pingback: Hi, my name is Josh

  18. Pingback: Matty C's Blogizzle

  19. Pingback: You_Missed_Me.Blog

  20. Pingback: ~Melanie's Blog~

  21. Pingback: Danielle's Blog

  22. Pingback: Shannon

  23. Pingback: Laurisa's Blog

  24. Pingback: Well Hello!

  25. Pingback: Braden

  26. Pingback: Pingo Lingo » Blog Archive » Hamlet: Final Response

Leave a Reply