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Compulsory reading.
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Compulsory reading.

I freaking hate this, they give you stupid books to read about teenagers and other shit retarded stories that dumbasses come up with.

I have to read like 270 pages till Friday but this book fucking sucks...
I read the summary for second part(it has 2 parts), but couldn't find a good one for first part, so I guess I'll have to read it.

I don't mind reading at all, but school reading sucks...
Does anyone else have anything similar in your schools, if yes, how do you deal with it?
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RE: Compulsory reading.

Just read the book during other classes. I liked reading even if it was required reading like great gatsby breathing underwater etc
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RE: Compulsory reading.

Hmm, that's a pretty good idea.
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RE: Compulsory reading.

I rarely was focused on whatever class I wasn in I was ALWAYS reading.
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RE: Compulsory reading.

Sparknotes all the time every time.

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Inb4 you can't translate the name of the book...
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RE: Compulsory reading.

When I read, I choose a book to read. If I don't like it, I stop it. I never write essays about book in life. Never will.The teachers are like 'you never know what job your get'. Well, I'm never applying for a job that writes essay on books for a living.

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RE: Compulsory reading.

(02-15-2012 05:28 AM)gore goroth Wrote:  Sparknotes all the time every time.

This. I have only read like 1/2 the books assigned.

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RE: Compulsory reading.

Well the same teacher who gave the awesome assignments, is the class were we are reading Stargirl.

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RE: Compulsory reading.

Compulsory reading is the reason why I will never read a fiction book ever again.

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RE: Compulsory reading.

(02-15-2012 11:17 AM)Desu Wrote:  
(02-15-2012 05:28 AM)gore goroth Wrote:  Sparknotes all the time every time.

This. I have only read like 1/2 the books assigned.

Ive read none.

MFW my teacher assigns books to read.
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RE: Compulsory reading.

Inb4 shit grade but no fuck given.
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RE: Compulsory reading.

Some teachers look on sprknotes and make questions based on what it doesn't tell you
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I'm through this shit.

Just read dialogs and a few words from each paragraph.
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RE: Compulsory reading.

If you are having a hard time reading usually the first and last sentence contain the main ideas in writing. and read anything in quotations
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Oh yea, that's a good tip, thanks.
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(02-16-2012 05:29 AM)LedoS Wrote:  Oh yea, that's a good tip, thanks.

Yea i had to do it for the whole book "their eyes were watching god" because it s all talk lik dis da whole dayum bookuh because itz suthern nigga talk and its really hard to follow.
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RE: Compulsory reading.

(02-16-2012 01:40 AM)SaintVicious Wrote:  Some teachers look on sprknotes and make questions based on what it doesn't tell you

Not mine, usually teacher don't have time to do that.

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RE: Compulsory reading.

(02-15-2012 05:28 AM)gore goroth Wrote:  Sparknotes all the time every time.

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RE: Compulsory reading.

Yeah read it in class - I read TM11-485 in class atm, it's gonna last, hard to understand for a beginner.
The most books I had to read in school sucked. "Mother Courage" as example. The only reason I can imagine this is "world literature" is because it works better than sleeping pills...And no, it does not take courage to go through a fucking battlefield and risk your life just to sell stuff. It only takes stupidity.

On the other hand:
"Great stupidity might just follow great courage."

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Read 500 pages about a guy who can't get laid and plays sports.
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RE: Compulsory reading.

"The curtains were blue"

"The blue curtains express the authors non-existing motivation and his lack of will to carry on"

"The curtains were fucking blue"

Now, assign to the specific persons: Student, Author, Teacher.

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Got test in ~8 hours, and not a single fuck, ok maybe just a little.
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RE: Compulsory reading.

I just don't do the reading and fail the assignments and don't care.

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RE: Compulsory reading.

(02-17-2012 08:06 AM)aCol Wrote:  "The curtains were blue"

"The blue curtains express the authors non-existing motivation and his lack of will to carry on"

"The curtains were fucking blue"


Now, assign to the specific persons: Student,

Author, Teacher.
Fucking this. If I have to overanalyse another emo play written by a melodramatic 16th century bard, I'm going to ride a donkey into class and kick my teacher in her dick.

If you're reading this, I killed myself.
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"...in her dick" - was that sarcasm? Are you trying to discriminate transsexuals?
Nah kidding, idc, the melodrama...yeah, there a lot of them. You know what's interesting? Most of the books that had to be presented this half of the school year were written by somebody who actually hated school. I'm not sure which one it was, but one had written an essay about how shit war is at times of WWI or WWII. Not that I'd exactly remember who or when. Just about that time span. He almost was kicked out for it, but as he was forced to reject everything he said in the essay, stayed on school. Quite average grades, yeah, he had them too.

Oh the irony - somebody who hates school is taught in school ~60 years later. Don't try to tell me that school was much worse than, partially, I agree with you, however, it hasn't improved to much since then. They just changed from mental and Physical violence to pure mental violence.

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(02-15-2012 05:28 AM)gore goroth Wrote:  Sparknotes all the time every time.

+1

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(02-17-2012 08:06 AM)aCol Wrote:  "The curtains were blue"

"The blue curtains express the authors non-existing motivation and his lack of will to carry on"

"The curtains were fucking blue"

Now, assign to the specific persons: Student, Author, Teacher.

THIS. Nothing else to say.

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(02-15-2012 11:43 AM)Blobthe15 Wrote:  Well the same teacher who gave the awesome assignments, is the class were we are reading Stargirl.

Stargirl is an awesome book.
And that class is an awesome class.

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