" Reading one book is like travelling thoudans miles away " the Chinese once said it which I totally agree as books are entrances to a wider world. As you are sitting in one place reading, knowledge will be gradually absorbed and you will experience the worthwhile things from the other side or even outside of the world. Obviously, after you read, you will find books as true friends who entertain you, excellent galsses to help you look at people's attitude and most importantly, guides who lead the way to new experiences.
First of all, reading can be entertaining. When you read, what you get instantly is the emotion that writers want to express th readers. It could be sorrowful, amusing, thrilling and so on. During this time, you can enjoy yourself with all the wonderful feelings which are completely different from the filmlike feeling. Reanding can entertain you by making you feel the stpry.
Second, reanding can clearly make you see writer's attitude. Some people don't want to show their ideas by talking. So they write what they think into literature. If you read, you will be able to catch up with the writer's ideas. Then you will know more about him. This means you can see people through their writing by reading it.
Last but not least, reading can be a way to experiences. After you have already absourb the writer's feeling and ideas, you will also gain more knowledge he has got. Once you gain it, you esperience his world and his story which you can make use of it by adapting it for benefit it your daily life
(one my essay practisings , 2007)