In recent years, as the technological development is remarkable, many people spend long hours on screens of electronic devices such as a computer, iPad and iPhone. However, people should reconsider to spend more time for reading because of very meaningful and enlarges the mind. Accordingly, this essay will focus on a famous literary man in Japan, Kenji Miyazawa.
Kenji Miyazawa who is a famous poet and author of children’s literature was born in the town of Hanamaki, Iwate, Japan 1896. He was also known as an agricultural science teacher and a devout Buddhist. Many of his children’s stories were very utopian stories, and, in addition, they were profound stories even for adult sometimes as it can be interpreted in many different ways. However, Many of his children’s stories and his poetries often appear in school textbooks as the stories make students consider how to interpret the details.
In conclusion, his literary works are very effective stories for children to inflame their imagination, and furthermore, the children need to consider for understanding the details of the stories since his stories have many different ways to understand, not just one way. It is one of the reasons that his literary works are still popular today.