The Way We Read & Study Literature Is All Wrong
And some ways to fix it
Reading has become, for me, a kind of sacred act. I like nothing better than to lounge on one of the sofas in my old, university libraries, pouring over books as the wind howls, the rain pounds the pavement outside and the smell of coffee teases my senses. I spend as much time as I can find reading.
But that wasn’t always the case. I used to hate reading and it was thanks in no small part to high school. It took me a long time to figure out why exactly, but I think it comes down to…