Why Read Shakespeare Summary

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In the article “Why Read Shakespeare” by Michael Mark, the author explains various reasons on why someone should endorse their own time into exploring the work of Shakespeare, one being because the stories in his work can be a mirror used to make the readers reflect about their own life and learn from that. For example, Mark states “Shakespeare offers a world of vicarious experience-a virtual reality, a sort of flight simulator-that gives you a great advantage when it comes time to venture out into the real world” (Lines 76-78). You are given the ability to live life through another person's perspective and use the knowledge you gained from that experience to apply it to yourself and have it affect the overall way you see things. By reading

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