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People should read only those books that are about real events, real people, and established facts. Do you agree?

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´╗┐Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? People should read only those books that are about real events, real people, and established facts. Use specific reasons and details to support your opinion. All of the millions of books published over the years can be divided into two major categories: fiction and nonfiction. Although it is generally acknowledged that people should only read books about real events, real people and established facts, this can hardly held true in many real-life situations. ...read more.


As a result, unlike adults, children would certainly excite any interests over the books written about political affairs, economic crisis and social stability. Instead, imaginary stories and novels are preferable for them as they are not only a constant amusement for young children but also a way to stick in these innocent minds heroic acts and good behaviors in life. Another positive aspect of fictional stories is that they inspire one?s imagination as these stories are known to be a rich source of creativity. ...read more.


Such skills can hopefully be exercised in many real-life circumstances and in nearly any social fields, where competition is a daily activity. All in all, reading fiction certainly provoke free thoughts in life, thereby becoming an unexpected source of creativity. In conclusion, although people are advised to read a lot of books about real events and figures due to the practical need of the society, it does not necessarily mean it is at the cost of abandoning enjoyment of reading fictional books. As far as I am concerned, the best recipe for reading is to read both fiction and nonfiction, which will supply a reader with a more well-rounded view of the world we live in. ...read more.

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