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Why will we always love classic lit?

What are the reasons why you enjoy the classics?
I think these 3 reasons resonate strongly with me...

3 Reasons to Read Old Books

3 Reasons to Read Old Books

article by Mystie Winckler

"Often we want to be able to check off those classic titles simply to be able to say we read them, to have them on our reading resume, proving we are sophisticated readers or educated individuals.

But the real reason to read classics is not so that we can prove something about ourselves or so we accumulate “good reader points” on online quizzes. The real reason we should read classics is because they open our minds to experiencing life from a different perspective.

There are three ways that classic literature does this better than a modern best-seller, although any novel written by a perceptive author does help us see life through a new lens..."

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