5. Based on the above which group of people became the paying, reading audience for the new novels, newspapers and pamphlets of the Enlightenment?
6. How did the publishing industry respond to the changes in literacy rates in the 18th century? (Increased literacy was the cause, what was the effect?)
7. Why did novels appeal to European readers of the 18th century?
8. If the new literate people were busy reading novels, going to salons and drinking coffee at the new coffeehouses, what were the rest of the people in Europe doing with their time? (What stayed the same?)