Does not wisdom call? A rhetorical question to which no answer is expected ... yes, wisdom calls ... in fact, it calls out from everywhere.
» Wisdom calls out to you (8:1-11
Wisdom is located at places where there is high traffic flow ... @ where paths meet, besides the city gates, @ entrances (8:2-3)
Wisdom calls out to one and all ... to the sons of men, to the naive, to the fool (8:4-5)
In other words, wisdom is available to anyone who wants it (c.f., 8:17 and Jas 1:5). Do you want it?
Wisdom speaks noble things, right things, righteous things, straightforward things ... not wickedness, nothing crooked or perverted (8:6-9) » therefore, choose wisdom! » wisdom is better; nothing comes close (8:10-11)
With wisdom comes prudence, knowledge and discretion (8:12) ... Wow! A package deal
» Kings and princes need it (8:12-21)
It is by wisdom that kings and princes rule, decree justice and judge rightly (8:15-16).
Results of wisdom: wealth (8:21) and righteousness (8:20).
Wisdom was there before creation (8:22-26); wisdom was there at creation as a master craftsman (8:27-30a) ... producing works of joy ... the world, the earth and man (8:30b-31).
» God involved wisdom in His creative work (8:22-31)
Wisdom ≡ Christ (c.f., Col 1:16,2:3)?? However, on second thought, 8:22-31 cannot be interpreted as a description of Christ because wisdom was brought forth ... born (8:25b).
Kings and princes rule with wisdom; God created all things with wisdom ... "Now therefore" (8:32), you (the man in the street) better get it! ... Result - finding life and favour from the LORD (8:35 c.f., 3:1-4).
» Go get it (8:32-36)
If you miss it then you hurt yourself; if you don't want it (hate it) then you love death! (8:36)