Sunday, August 24, 2008

Halfway there...

"When will we read something with a plot?" asked one agitated boy.

What's missing: any positive discussion of books written more recently than Catcher in the Rye.

But don't let that stop you from reading this excellent essay on how high school students are forced to analyze literature.


PJ Hoover said...

Great link! It would be nice if kids couldn't wait to read what was next on their reading lists.

Sarah Rettger said...

Thanks, Tricia! Really, is there any reason to make teenagers read Waiting for Godot?