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Literature Issues the blog

 

So why do we teach literature? I think we can hear the answer in the voice of Huck Finn and Ishmael and David Copperfield and Holden Caulfield. It’s the wonderful sound of those words, the gorgeous flow of those well-crafted sentences, and the marvelous way Twain  and Dickens and  Melville  and  Shakespeare  and Salinger chose just the right words.  And for some odd  reason, we want our students to see the aesthetic beauty in those words and sentences.

That’s one of the major reasons that we teach  literature. I’d venture to say that most of us English teachers fell  in love with the art of literature well before we considered the themes, the  characterizations, or the plots. But somewhere along the line, many of us put those aesthetics on the back burner in favor of the more "teachable" aspects of a literary work. And frankly, discussing the beauty of language with reluctant adolescents isn’t always easy. But it can be done and it’s really worth the effort .

From " Why we teach Literature" written by  Michael LoMónico

 

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