There is no Frigate like a Book To take us Lands away Nor any Coursers like a Page Of prancing poetry -- This Traverse may the poorest take Without opress of Toll -- How frugal is the Chariot That bears the Human soul. -- Emily Dickinson (c. 1873)
Why We Read Literature
Perhaps even the thought of reading literature creates a weighty and intimidating burden.
Writing topic: Choose two works, each of which affects you differently and discuss the elements responsible for your response.