Sunday, June 3, 2007

Further Thoughts on Summer Reading

Joe Queenan's essay on Summer Reading Assignments in today's New York Times might solve the question about why so many readers choose, fun trashy books from May until's a subconscious reaction to summers spent reading for Honors English:

I’m not saying it is necessarily a bad thing that schools require students to read books during the summer: culture, like vitamins, works best when imposed rather than selected.

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