When one reads just for the sake of reading, they don’t have interest and won’t be thinking about how the literature might actually connect with their own life and interests. Usually if a person doesn’t connect or have interest in the literature, they don’t realize how they can relate their own life to the piece and get useful knowledge. Bloom also emphasizes how important reading for personal interest is. “Ultimately we read…in order to strengthen the self, and to learn its authentic interests” (Bloom 2). Reading solely affects the reader.
I do not have any misconceptions about writing I'm just very out of practice and I'm sure with time it will become a lot easier and feel more natural. I need to focus on staying on topic, grammar and punctuation. I tend to go off topic once I get another idea something similar but not part of the idea I was going for in my paper. In order to improve this weakness is by keeping my ideas organize will help me stay on topic After reading chapter one it gave me a new motivation to learn about writing. I have always just gave myself the excuse that I am not a good writer and that’s how I am going to live.
They might instead skip around, scanning for pertinent information of interest… I can’t get my students to read whole books anymore…” (318). Students are not focusing on reading a book from beginning to end. Instead, students tend to skim through and miss the important information which is a negative impact on them. Carr agrees that using the Web so often is having a negative effect on him because he is having a harder time focusing and reading articles which are more than a few sentences. He points out, “When I mentions my troubles with reading to friends, many say they’re suffering from similar afflictions.
Weikun Lu 09/16/2014 EAD II, Section 21 1.2 Professor Kalteissen Title Literacy transmits an ability to screen negative and positive while growing and it may help people change their life. Literacy always plays a key role in daily life from past to present. Sherman Alexie is the writer of “The Joy of Reading and Writing: Superman and Me”. Alexie was born to a US family on the Spokane Indian Reservation in eastern Washington State and his family has[had] very poor living standard[s] but his father is[was] never miserly with books. In his essay he described[s] how he became a competitive student through reading books and gaining knowledge.
Faber’s Knowledge Books are something everyone takes advantage of, nobody knows how important they are until they’re gone. In Ray Bradbury’s novel Fahrenheit 451 Montag goes to Faber to seek advice about the books. He finds out Faber’s beliefs in book’s purpose, quality, and the leisure of people. Faber also believes that fear of the truth in books drove people away, and now without the books there is only chaos. When Faber told Montag what the purpose of books were, he spoke, “Books are a receptacle where we stored a lot of things we were afraid we might forget,” so without them everything would slowly be forgotten (83).
It’s more like, you want to read it. Because you reading about someone who’s going through what you going through and it helps a lot. But if read something that I can’t get into, then I don’t read it. It’s not interesting to me. Like Mr._________ he get these books and a lot of these words, he can’t even read that.
I kept having to return to my initial question to avoid missing the point. At times I felt that I was not getting anywhere. I now understand that this is all part of doing research and, over time, I discovered some interesting themes. Writing up the dissertation was also a challenge. I had to disregard a lot of information that was not entirely relevant to my research question.
Nothing more, nothing less. But when you continue reading that book, getting to know the person, you start to see, learn, and appreciate what wasn’t there before. This passage and book sparked an idea in my own idea. It made me look at the world events around me and certain realizations hit me. In all these countries, where people are oppressing or trying to oppress people, education isn’t a priority.
In conclusion, both Benjamin Franklin and Malcolm X did not let life get in the way of knowledge. All the struggles that came their way were over turned one page at a time! Their scholarly tales will only enhance the legacy that both men have an incredible sense of self-worth. Malcolm X and Benjamin Franklin were very articulate and wanted to achieve success and gain knowledge through reading. New eyes and ears will read their words and convey their own thoughts, helping a reader digest a new understanding to this ancient resource called a
Children are expected to learn to read and write as they learned to talk, without a great deal of direct instruction ( Stanovich & Stanovich, 1995). There has been a lot of research around these two different approaches, and the research evidence favours