Works of literature, at their best, provide a kind of blueprint of human society. It can vary from one generation to the next.
It is important for students also. As they should know about what is literature and why is it important for a student to study!
Students who study literature and read for pleasure have a higher vocabulary, better reading comprehension and better communication skills such as writing ability.
When students analyze literature, they learn to identify cause and effect and are applying critical thinking skills, without realizing it, they examine the characters psychologically or sociologically.
That's why knowing literature is very important in our life.