The same goes for young readers who are confident and may be “put off by books that fit their ability” rather than their age (130). It is important to respect and appreciate the “tastes and needs of children instead of applying guidelines” (130). There are also “explicit and implicit” social problems that are associated with age banding (135). These social problems include giving adults the power to control what their kids read, “preventing readers” from trying to read above their age, and not allowing children to stay updated on current
Slews of teens would agree that they can relate to the setting or character on a personal level. Numerous dystopian books have characters that are oppressed or feel restricted. A majority of teens would consider themselves to be going through the same thing the characters do. young adults like books that appeal to their life and what's going on in it. Readers like novels that they can relate to.
All the places Schwall adds “you” into the story, it adds more depth. By adding depth, or a new understanding of the writing, the reader feels the emotions of the author, or the character speaking. A good way to obtain this goal is by using the second person point of view. The second person point of view is a very difficult view to produce well in a short story. It doesn’t give you much time to really get a whole lot of meaning behind it, and produce good writing.
In a room full of half-asleep, glassy-eyed teenagers, it can be difficult to relate to the topics being discussed in the class. However, books and stories studied in class can be very relevant to teenagers’ lives. The short story On the Sidewalk Bleeding is easy to connect to on a very basic level because most of the characters are teenagers and the setting is modern. However, on a deeper level, On the Sidewalk Bleeding is relevant to today’s teenagers because it has relatable conflicts and recognizable themes. First of all, a reason why On the Sidewalk Bleeding is relevant to today’s teens is because the characters in the story face conflicts that are similar to what youth face today.
Characters are essential to every story and if you can relate to them than you can truly appreciate the story. In the book The Giver in order to understand the book you have to try and understand Jonas, the teenager who tries to be ordinary to not see all the flashes of the world that was breaking through the surface of his colorless world. Then you go through the book with him developing and reveling in his differences. Katniss Everdeen is another character that you can empathize with, she is a teenager with more responsibility than everyone else in her family. She lives in a one parent home, so you see her struggle she as the head of the house.
Many people use the end goal to justify their actions, whether they’re good or bad. Despite the strong themes and the maturity of the characters, you still see glimpses of their actual ages throughout the book adding humor and entertainment to the story. Like any book Ender’s Game has it’s flaws but the easy enjoyment of the book mixed with the relevant themes makes it a good book for any student to
When a young writer begins to gain interest in writing biographies and political figure this is a perfect book. Harness is so graceful in her writing, the way she can keep a book so simple, but still allowing herself to get the point across to the reader. Harness does an outstanding job in the way she only writes the important information of an individual's life. Harness does not like to write about little details about the person’s life, but instead just the significant parts. This way of writing would be great for a student in middle or high school writing a report or biography, using the K.I.S.S method, “keep it simple
Also this book was easy to understand and did not take too long to read. At the end of the novel Gene explains that Finny was different because of his lack of fear. I liked this ending because it is interesting to read about a teenager that has no fear. For the text to text, text to self and text to world connections are all kind of similar in this book. For text to self the connections made with the book would be friendship issues, pain and loss, because we mostly all have friendships that are love and hate.
If that was her purpose, then I believe that she definitely achieved it. The books primary weakness is that while the family discussions are easy to read and keep the reader engaged, but the way characters spoke to each other with an inner city language was at times difficult too. However, a sensitive and beautifully written the way it focuses a young men and the way they handle their problems is so
Some people would say that, “learning to read is easy”. That reading and writing and everything that has to do with the English language or any language isn't such a hard task to complete . Learning English isn’t always easy to accomplish and that there are people who have it even hard to achieve such a feat . I think learning your language is an essential part of your life. It opens doors too the next stage in your life above poverty.