The purpose of this blog is to share interesting ideas I have found in American professional publications dealing with the teaching of English at all levels, elementary, secondary and college.
Topic: The Fun of Teaching Literature
Summary: To overcome the resistance of students to what they are reading.
Title: “Charles Simic: For the Love of Poetry.” Deb Aronson. Council Chronicles (March 2008), 24.
Quote. Charles Simic: “That’s the fun of teaching: that you have a sort of resistance in the group and you try to convince them of the value of what you are reading.”