Literature values Essay

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Literature values



The Value of Literature



Literature can have many and different values on a person. It is all depending on the
story and the value or moral issue the author wants, you, the reader to get out of it.
The value literature had on me was actually hard to put into words. But to understand the
value of literature you must know the definition of value and literature. Value has many
meanings but there is two that relate. Worth in usefulness or importance to the possessor
and a principle, standard, or quality considered worthwhile or desirable. Literature is a
body of writings in prose or verse. Literature produces value because it is basically an
analysis of an experience or situation. I got a different value out of each story.

With Mark Twain's The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn it showed me that one does not have to
be civilized or conform to the ideas of society to become cultured or mature. With Huck
Finn he ran away from everything that was considered civilized. He had nothing and really
did not want anything. But at the same time he experienced and matured living
dangerously. This made me value Huck's adventure and take it as my own. Huck proves his
maturity when he comments on how the king and duke dupe the villagers into believing that
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