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The Results of Literature in our Lives
with the control group it was expected that story readers would have better access to memories related to adultery (past selves). So literatures unrealities, literatures lies, are also a precious vehicle for the knowledge of the most hidden of human realities. 3.2 Valuable reading, many governments promote reading. Thus, the matter of censorship arises. The two rather overlap. For instance, it may be suggested that reading literature leads to a higher or more detached sense of morality (cf. In a series of five experiments, 1,000 participants were randomly assigned texts to read, either extracts of popular fiction such as bestseller Danielle Steel's The Sins of the Mother and Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn, or more literary texts, such as Orange-winner The Tiger's Wife. Anne Frank, a Jewish girl who was a victim of the Holocaust during the reign of Hitler in Nazi Germany, was only an innocent youth when she wrote a diary that details her life and struggles as a captive during that time. Furthermore, it was examined whether role-taking would interfere in these processes.
Readers place themselves mentally in the position of fictional characters. This effect was found for the version written from the perspective of the main character and not for the story written from the perspective of the other characters. Grow and become better people, better listeners and to connect better with those around. No other discipline or branch of the arts can substitute for literature in crafting the language that people need to communicate. And does it change the way they perceive others? Long before human civilization started in this world, stories are found among the constellations, beneath the depths of the oceans, and within the woodland realm. But are they true or void? All these variables are somehow related to the hypotheses generated in Chapter 1 of my book. The engaged experiences of readers who imagine themselves in the position of fictional characters stimulate them to reflect on where they stand themselves. Many other types of jobs require an adequate insight in people too. More precisely, we must read. I wish to offer a few arguments against the idea of literature as a luxury pastime, and in favor of viewing it as one of the most primary and necessary undertakings of the mind, an irreplaceable activity for the formation of citizens in a modern.