Summary Of Why Literature Matters By Dana Gioia

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In this article “ Why literature matters” by Dana Gioia explains that American art has changed. It points out the fact that literary knowledge is declining. Some of the changes that were pointed out is that most people no longer read. His main purpose is to encourage people to begin to read again and that will help them improve their intellectual level. In the article Gioia expresses reasoning and includes evidence of the importance of reading. The decline of reading has consequences to it and one of them is people will have a lower set of mental skills. He says, “ the ability to create emotional and emotional ability,” will disappear if we no longer read. This should make the audience think and reflect on the point that he has proven
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