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    Smile Books can ignite fires in your mind

    "Books can ignite fires in your mind, because they carry ideas for kindling, and art for matches."

    Hi! What does "art" mean in this sentence? Is it a skill? Please help!!!

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    Re: Books can ignite fires in your mind

    Quote Originally Posted by frindle View Post
    "Books can ignite fires in your mind, because they carry ideas for kindling, and art for matches."

    Hi! What does "art" mean in this sentence? Is it a skill? Please help!!!
    It is "art" in its purest meaning, here applied to skillful writing, perhaps to the level that we might call "literature".
    Art is the manifestation of creativity and production. Of course not all books are artistic.

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