How Does Literature Affect People?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 28, 2020 2:51:53 AM ET
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Literature affects people by teaching them, entertaining them and inspiring them to take action in life. According to Gulf News, literature has "shaped civilisations, changed political systems and exposed injustice." Literature also helps people understand other walks of life. Narratives, in particular, inspire empathy and give people a new perspective on their lives and the lives of others.

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