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ERIC Number: EJ596831
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-8274
Why Literature Matters.
Smith, Donald G.
English Journal, v89 n2 p19-20 Nov 1999
Presents 10 specific reasons in response to a student's question "Why should we read literature?" Answers the question from 10 angles: escape, empathy, mirror, time machine, cultural heritage, language, art, "lifesaver,""reading of life," and fear of change. (NH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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