The Importance On Literature : The Influence Of Literature

Decent Essays

Conner Dierksen
Ms. Pacheco
World Literature, Period 4
1 December, 2017
The Influences of Literature “Literature is the one place in any society where, within the secrecy of our own heads, we can hear voices talking about everything in every possible way”. (Salman Rushdie). You may not agree or you may not with the quote from Salman Rushdie, but literature is societies way of expressing itself and it allows people to express there opinions through words in every way possible. Literature by itself can evoke lots of your emotions this is due to the word placement that is use in stories and literary essays and poems. There have been many important time in history where literature has change the fate for the better and the worse of humanity. The definition of literature is “Written works, especially those considered of superior or lasting artistic merit”. (Definition of literature). Therefore the definition of literature is considered an artistic creation that can influence anyone to make a decision. There have been multiple people in history that have used literature as a set of guide lines or a descriptions on how to act.
One of the greatest involvements that literature has had on a place in history dates back to July 18, 1925 when Adolf Hitler wrote the autobiographical book by the name of Mien Kampf. Mien Kampf became a manuscript of beliefs of the Nazi party this is due to Hitler placing his own political beliefs and plans on how to better improve the German society in

Get Access