DanaGioia’s in her article explains “why literature matters”. She goesinto a few sub topics are all connected to hermain belief that literature is important in the society. Shesupports her point of view by support the ideas that literature is veryimportant by stating statistics. Forexample, the connection between the people who read and thepeople who seek in higher education having correlation in a positive way.
She thinks that literature is beneficial tosociety because it encourages the flow of ideas withinthat society and also implores a more communal approach toeducation. In the article, she mentions about the lack of the education ispoor for a whole as the individual and society. Who does notengage in literature is a society that is essential dumb,or the lack of the knows how to address the important issues aboutgovernment as well as other society problems. Simply,a reader must get out of the article this bare bone ideasthat literature is very beneficial and how the lack of itis.