Books – Short Essay 1.
There are books on religion, inspiration, education and even politics. Together, these books in our lives help build us in their own ways. To be able to stand as an all round individual, you need to expose yourself to many different books.
It is important to integrate books in our life as they stand as one of the ways to improve ourselves. Books in our life can be in the form of inspiration, entertainment or education all of which will have a transformative impact to our lives in one way or the other.
Books help us develop better language mastery and therefore our communication skills are improved.
Books also expose us to a wide array of information which is educational and therefore beneficial to us. There are books that also help us keep up with what is happening in the world at any given time. Through books, we are able to have a look at history that puts us in a position to understand our origin as well as that of many things in our lives. They also help us gain knowledge and understanding of the world giving us skills to meet daily challenges.
Books such as inspiration books motivate us giving us the will and confidence to continue even when things are tough. There are also religious books that build us in a spiritual sense increasing our faith and commitment to our religious beliefs. Educational books help us acquire knowledge that we use in answering many life questions as well as in exam situations.
By Mary (2019)
Books – Short Essay 2.
Which books to be read? We have millions of books of books today. Which books are to be read then? In this connection one would do well if one remembers the famous advice of Bacon:
‘Some books are to be tasted, other to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested’.
We have, therefore, to select such books as are most useful to us. In this matter we should take the advice of experts teachers and guides.
How books multiplied? Man’s horizon of knowledge is ever widening. Everyday man breaks a fresh ground and adds something new to his storehouse of knowledge and experience. To bring about a system the entire knowledge has been branched off in different steams of learning. These streams of learning have been enriched by scholars and scientists throughout the ages. As the books are the vehicles of knowledge, their number also has multiplied. This is the case in every branch of learning.
Role of books in society: Books are friends to a man. They have been part and parcel of civilization. Naturally books have a great role to play in civilized society. They are the medium for the communication of thoughts and experiences from one man to another.
Thus, the thoughts and feelings of one age are carried to the other that follows though the vehicles of books. So books have been the barometer of progress of civilization and culture of different ages.
By Samar Choudhury (2015)