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Reading for pleasure: A research overview

Christina Clark and Kate Rumbold National Literacy Trust November 2006

The path of a reader is not a runway but more a hack through a forest, with individual twists and turns, entanglements and moments of surprise. (Holden, 2004)

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Many thanks to the Thomson Corporation whose generous contribution has made this research possible.

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Table of contents
1. Setting the context ..................................................................................................5 2. The story so far .......................................................................................................9 The benefits of reading for pleasure ........................................................................9 Reading for pleasure – some statistics ..................................................................10 A decline in reading enjoyment?............................................................................12 Reasons for reading ...............................................................................................14 Reading preferences ..............................................................................................15 3. Delving more deeply .............................................................................................16 Introducing reading motivation ...............................................................................16 Reading motivation and its link with reading enjoyment – a closer look ...............17 Good versus evil?...................................................................................................19 The question of rewards – a brief digression .........................................................20 The importance of choice.......................................................................................21 Reading for pleasure – a...

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