The benefits of reading fiction

Why is literature important to us?

“literature develops critical thinking skills.

The reader can observe from multiple points of view and is allowed to freely develop ideas about the plot and characters. Readers can be skeptical about actions taken by the characters or of plot points.

As critical thinking is sharpened by literature, those skills can be used to solve everyday life problems, allow a person to see different points of view and call into question set standards.

Literature extends out of the English class and into virtually any study. By adding reading to one’s daily routine, we find that we become well-rounded people in thought and in ideas. It can be applied to almost any discipline and cannot possibly be a hindrance.”

More benefits: http://www.coscampusonline.com/2012/02/27/literature-and-our-life/

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