Education of Literary Classics and Cultivation of Empathy*
Available Online 14 February 2020.
- https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.191217.074How to use a DOI?
- literary classics, empathy, humanistic education, strategies
- Previous researches have shown that reading literature fosters empathy. However, problems still exist in the educational function of reading literary classics and the classroom approaches. This paper is intended to discuss the values of literary classics education in the new era and strategies of cultivating empathy in the basic stage of English major. It is indicated that there is a close linkage between education of literary classics and cultivation of empathy. The education of literary classics can cultivate empathy, making people behave better, think better, and making the world become better. To effectively improve empathy in literary classics education, it’s necessary to connect inside and outside of the classroom and combine reading with writing appropriately.
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TY - CONF AU - Yonghong Gao PY - 2020 DA - 2020/02/14 TI - Education of Literary Classics and Cultivation of Empathy* PB - Atlantis Press SP - 38 EP - 42 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.191217.074 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.191217.074 ID - Gao2020 ER -