How high school literature students feel in class!
Readers–I apologize for the vocabulary used in this photo (not mine) but thought the point was great enough to include anyway.
Tags: foreshadowing, student frustrations with studying literature, why English do English teachers ascribe all sorts of meanings to what authors are writing
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Ha, ha, I was that student! I have to admit that over-analysis of literature in school really put me off reading many of the classic and persists to this day.
I even feel this way as an adult tutor! Glad to know you felt the same in school.
I felt the same. After having taken a college Literature Class I still think that’ true in a lot of situations
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