Single Book Benefits Essay

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Within a book many find an escape, they can create a whole new world just from a few words on a page. A single book can change a persons mindset, can make make a person laugh then cry all in the span of a few words. A book can be enjoyed anywhere anytime with little trouble. Not only are books enjoyable but they also help a person throughout their life. In the classroom or after a stressful day at work a book can be beneficial, in many different ways. Reading is one of the best ways for a person to spend time while still reaping the positive benefits of it. Many of the people who claim to not like reading often say it is because they prefer movies. On the surface this may not seem like that large of a problem but when taking a step back and…show more content…
More often than not a reader is more imaginative and creative than those who do not read. This is mostly due to the fact that they have to have a big imagination to really immerse themselves in a text. When reading a book that is not set in a world similar to this one, or even one that is set in a part of this world that the reader has not seen, they need to have the ability to visualize this world in their own head. Though the text most likely outlines what the world looks like and more general information it is up to the reader to decide exactly what that new place…show more content…
According to an article called Turn Off the Television and Read they stated, “Anderson (2015) reported Davis Lewis’ finding that six minutes of recreational reading reduces stress levels by up 68% better than listening to music, going for a walk or having a cup of coffee” (Hodapp 115). Reading a book can be a release from all of the stresses of everyday life. When getting lost in a book the rest of the world fades and is replaced by something else, something different that does not hold any of the problems from that person's day to day life. Reading beats out most other forms of stress relief and is just as easy to do as those

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