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how literary masterpieces have been re-written into movies, books and plays so many times that it will eventually turn into pulp fiction if the interpretation is not returned to the reader.

March 23, 2016 | Author: | Posted in globalization, social sciences

A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read Mark Twain

As time goes by , many literary masterpieces are translated into movies and stage plays . There are the works of Shakespeare , which are first translated to stage play and later on produced in film . Most of the time , great literatures are the ones that are commonly re-written into movies and plays . And most of these works are spoiled when turned into plays and films . Later on , they are characterized as pulp fiction

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issue of this , let us first define `great literature . What do people mean when they say `great ‘ literature ? Why are they called `great ? Who comes to a decision it is great ? And most important of all , why must people read it ? To answer these four questions , here is a brief story of the most magnificent works ever written

Great literature is a work of art that has withstands the test of time This time frame can be thousands of years , or as fleeting as twenty-five . What is essential is that the piece of literature has been analyzed and pored over carefully . Many kinds of people scrutinized it and talked about it . It has been critiqued and mocked at . But still , it survives . In an essay called What is a Classic , it is said there that people have reserved the word `classic ‘ exclusively for books or works that have endured the ordeal of time . It could be said that the most significant aspect that throws in the greatness of a book is time

After having finished reading a literary piece , reader experiences different emotions , moods and feelings , and thoughtful reflections . This makes a great literature `great . The crucial part here is the duration If the literary work is really amazing , the lessons learned will live with the reader for the rest of time . Literature is meant for profit . If it uses s or themes that are not unusual and moralistic , then it doesn ‘t just suit the word greatness . It just plays with the emotions of the readers by using the shock value technique like having morbid characters and images in the story . And later on right after finishing reading , the reader easily forget about it . Movies and films make no difference . They are books that are supposed to be imagined in the mind than to be seen on big screen . When books are remade into movies , the concept of greatness is being swallowed , and replaced with cheap excitements . According to Laurence Perrine , the editor of Literature Structure , Sound , and Sense , some televisions and films transform a book with a melancholic ending into a movie that has a happy ending . If the literary piece or the book is creatively successful , such actions put aside and forget the principle of expectation and logic that are built on them naturally . The analytical reader can go through the low grade and spend some time on reading more meaningful pieces

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