Compare paper books and ebooks
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Since the rise of the novel, people have considered books as the prevailing source of entertainment and as a way of keeping abreast of the daily news. For the people of the 18th century, reading hefty volumes of fiction was a time killer while spending long hours on the train.
Even though the concept of the book has not changed until modern times, its form has undergone significant changes. Much to literary critics' outrage, technological novelties have started replacing traditional books. Recently, ebooks have overshadowed Gutenberg’s printing press and
revolutionized people’s reading habits.
Given the fact that more and more users prefer digital books to printed ones, it is worth investigating the differences between these two. There are three main aspects of paper books and ebooks which could be
compared, namely accessibility, availability and
One of the main differences between paper books and ebooks is that the latter offer better accessibility.
It is impossible to carry around more than a couple of paper books without feeling overloaded.
The most obvious situation in which one can benefit from having an ebook is whilst traveling. For instance, people can enjoy their favorite pieces of literature on the go, for example on a plane/train, at the same time being able to travel light.
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Therefore, possessing an ebook is an advantage for
reading aficionados who can access any book they want ...
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