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Day: April 11, 2017

The Generational Gap In Reading

The Generational Gap In Reading

If you are the person who loves to read and enjoy a quiet evening with reading material rather decking up and going out to the various entertainment centers in your town, then you might be interested in the modern trends that are available for your love of reading. The old and the young are equally involved in this art just that the way we go about doing it is different.Reading can be in the form of people sitting on breakfast bar stools and trying to catch up with the daily news or sitting on the metro and reading a book. You want to do things on the go or you can take a moment to relax and actually absorb what you are reading. Visit http://www.realsmart.com.au/home-garden/bedding/mattresses 

A good novel insists that people curl up on a king size bed and not budge an inch until they have no pages left to turn. But most people nowadays don’t have that kind of luxury even though they are ardent fans of romance and crime novels. They have either given up their passion for reading or don’t enjoy their reading material as much as they used to.We’ve split into two types of readers. Those who consciously carve out time to sit down and read, and those who read online and do other things simultaneously. Multitasking is the order of the day and that is what most people are trying to deliver.Technology has changed the way people read and also the type of material that people are reading. If you are not the person to read psychological thrillers but realize that such a book has gotten great reviews and a huge number of likes then you are definitely tempted to read it and see why people have like it so much. The changing perspective of reading has a lot to do with the advent of smartphones and tabs that don’t deter people from concentrating on work while still being able to read their favorite novel.

You can see this stark difference in the way generations prefer to read if you are sitting on a train, you will find all the people around you reading, but the older generation using actual books and newspapers while the youth remain hooked onto their phones. By looking at the elderly you can see what they are reading and actually hazard a guess at their personality, but with the youth who are using a tablet or an e-reader you just can do that because what they are reading is not easily revealed to the world. So I guess the old saying of judging a book by its cover comes true here.