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    Post What makes a classic a classic?

    Right, im pretty new to this but i have a real passion for english and have taken up a project regarding classic literature novels and i want to get your opinions on the subject. What makes a classic a classic? who decides this? and general opinions on whether or not you think classic books are relevent in todays society? Thank you

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    The marketting and the people make the value of a book. But I don't think classics as such will ever come back to the avantgarde. They are too simple or rather all-encompassing for the postmodern world of today. They just have historical value. Most of their subjects do not apply to the evolutionary needs of the common man.

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