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Does Bob Dylan deserve the Nobel Prize in Literature?
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Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. Journalist Bill Wyman describes Dylan's work as "utterly lacking in conventionality, moral sleight of hand, pop pabulum or sops to his audience." However, purists argue that song lyrics are not literature. As one person put it, it's like Usain Bolt getting the gold in swimming. What do you think? Vote! 

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Somewhere out there, Haruki Murakami is pouring himself a couple more fingers of whisky. 

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Here's a good analogy. Song lyrics are not literature. It's just not how it works. 

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But like everything else, literature evolves with culture and people. 

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Does Bob Dylan deserve the Nobel Prize in Literature?
A festive crown for the winner
#BobDylanAPoet
#BobDylanNoPoet
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