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Classical Lit.

I wonder what you guys think of being forced to read so called 'Classics' during school? Some of them I've read are awful (Swiss Family Robinson)but some deserve their titles like the The Outsiders or Animal Farm. What sort of options would be better or should there be no forced reading?

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>Animal Farm

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RE: Classical Lit.

People should choose to read whatever they like. We did an independent reading unit and it was pretty chill.
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Hmmm.choosing yeah! Too bad that will never happen at my school...

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RE: Classical Lit.

I can't handle 19th century lit. Boring and an absurdly unnecessary amount of words. Except very few titles.

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Huckleberry Finn is my jam

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Mark Twain is an exception too. That guy was total 19th century intellectual badass.

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(04-03-2016 10:15 AM)brainiac3397 Wrote:  Mark Twain is an exception too. That guy was total 19th century intellectual badass.
Snerk, I'm picturing a man writing a novel while beating up thugs.. I,personally have never read any Mark Twain. I personally think Bill Waterson of Calvin and Hobbes is a modern intellectual badass.

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Lots of stuff he said are relevant today(especially relevant). That dude didn't give a thought to any sort of nonsense or bullshit. Hell, he loved mocking all sorts of things with satire. If he was alive in the internet age, he'd be a prominent contributor to sites like Reddit and Uncyclopedia(probably) with his snark.

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"Literary analyzation" is one of the most harmful things in a school.
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I love Mark Twain

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