Smith, Dora V.
March 1944
Education Digest;Mar1944, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p44
The article discusses the advantages of studying literature in high school. First, literature exemplifies the essential dignity and worth of individual human beings. Second, it can present the challenge of the watchwords of democracy in the great documents of freedom. It can interpret also the conditions of democracy in human relationships. Third, it reveals the diversity of a nation's culture, racial inheritance and sectional differences. Finally, it can lead the individual in the direction of his personal interest.


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