What Could be Drawn From Reading Historical Books and Novels?
Reading is fun. Reading is a way of dealing with life – with your thoughts. To most people, as it has always been, reading is a form of escape. Reading is like the quick sedate towards another dimension, like sleeping and dreaming all at once while your eyes are wide open. There are thousands and endless metaphors once can create out from the experience of reading books and you can all say, at the end of all of these metaphors that, reading beyond anything is a way of understanding.
You understand yourself better with every poems, essays, and novels that you lay your mind upon. In each character you find a piece of you that you long to understand. Reading is learning stuffs, and discovering a whole new world that is different and beyond your own. it’s simple, the act of reading words, but the knowledge you will grasp and carry is immeasurable to get you lost inside your head.
It was never a secret to begin with. Without literature history cannot exist. What you know about the world and civilizations before you are all from the books you read and all the accounts and memoirs you have heard about. Books are simply used for record keeping that is why reading historical books more than discovering your own identity is also discovering about your origin.
It’s important that you read not only based on pleasure but also based on the need to know. Every word is connected and it will all lead you to the start – of everything.
Fictions that are based on historical events are one of the best ways to learn about history. I’m sure you dreaded that painstakingly long books that take account of the history before you but you don’t have a choice but to know and familiarize yourself with all of it. But what if you can enjoy reading history in a context of fictitious characters and plot? Would you dare give it a shot?
In fact, people, especially kids better learn their history through reading novels and books that entertain them. Good plot will arouse interest and un-flickering interest will lead you to finish a task. If you want to learn the history of America in the most entertaining and engaging way possible the one thing you can try is find novels and books that specifically written to enlighten or to account the happenings in the past.
Now, you can say that aside from understanding the world before you, you can also have the free ride to the past once you start reading books that are related to the historical events in the past. As a learner and reader you need to experiment – to explore and to look for ways to grow as a reader. Reading historically fuelled plot will allow you to widen your repertoire and deepen your knowledge as a person.
They say that he who forgets is doomed to repeat history but what is much worse than this is someone who does know.