E.L.A. Hour 4
October 30, 2013
E-Books or Regular Books, Which do you prefer.
A summary of “10 Reasons Real Books Are Better Than E-books” and “Top Ten Reasons Why E-books are better than Printed Books”
Have you ever notice how the E-books are very different from just normal books. The E-books are very advance than just normal, but why is there normal books still made? So then why did the eventer of E-books invent E-books? This article “10 Reasons Real Books Are Better Than E-books” by Heather Newman and “Top Ten Reasons Why E-books are better than Printed Books” by SuccessNet will tell me the differences and seminaries about them. I also will give my opinion.
Information changes rapidly these days. Books on many subjects can become outdated very quickly. E-books can be easily and quickly kept be up to date. An E-book can be the most up-to-date information available. In Heather Newman’s article, she says, “The E-books can let you store thousands of information in your E-book. You can fit literally thousands of books on your computer. It also makes it easier to share this information with family and coworkers.” E-books do not use up trees, except when you print one out, E-books use very few natural resources. We save trees by just using E-books. (Newman)
Regular books don’t actually get damage such as E-books, E-books once get broken, they don’t turn on anymore, and to fix, it causes money, and nobody really wants to waste money, so why not regular books. You can get your book signed from your favorite author, not like E-books. The majority of E-readers cannot be used in direct sunlight. In Top Ten reasons it says,” You can read a book in the bathtub, but do not try it with an E-book. It is terrifying. If you drop that thing, it will be gone forever. Not to mention it fogs up from the steam. What will you do if you drop your book? Blow-dry it after! Good as new.” (TOP)
E-books and normal books are not very different. They got...