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This class was tough.
I would most definitely recommend it, Literature forces you to think. Critical thinking is important in college and it would most useful for life. It gives the opportunity to be open minded and respectful. It also reminds you that anything is possible, showcasing through novels and adaptations, stories. Possibly lived by other people, or it is that it could've been conjured up in someone's mind. Either way it individualizes your thinking skills, creativity and perspective.
I gained a stronger, more mature sense of intellect after taking this course. I was trained to notice the smallest hint of things, which are usually the most important details. I was able to be more patient with my peers and acquaintances. My perspective was broadened, and I became more knowledgeable in terms of world history after reading excerpts from prose and poems written in different eras. In summary, I became more culturally aware. The highlights of the course may be whatever you make it out to be for you. If its that you ever want to gain anything out of other characters' choices and dramatizations of situations then literature would be a great place to start. I earned a great deal of skills from it.
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I would advise anyone taking literature to read upon the author(s) of whatever book they have been given to read and research the era in which it was written in. They may have a better understanding of the text and may be able to greatly contribute to class discussions and again, they may have develop a greater appreciation for the text.