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Unformatted text preview: income high school students in Detroit (3). In addition, Northwestern University sociologists research shows that reading and screen reading will soon become competitors for leisure time (3). Undoubtedly, less people are willing to read for pressure whereas people used to find happiness from reading practically during leisure time. As suggested by Griswold and her colleagues, reading, which is a common society habit, will soon become an increasingly arcane hobby where not a lot of people are affiliated to (3). Even a library spokesman said that the library has changed and evolved that people use it in very different ways (9). Screen reading is, in fact, slowing changing the traditional values of books and society. Literacy, the important building blocks of our civilization, cannot be replaced in any way. Although many suggest that screen reading is replacing our habit of reading, there are values that only paper books possess. Therefore, we should cherish the sweet...
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