A well read woman is a dangerous creature. I think I would say a well read person is a dangerous creature, for they have been taught to have an open and questioning mind that thinks beyond the small box societies at large wish to place one in.
And the words flew off the page like butterflies, flitting into her soul and swirling in her stomach. But she had never seen a butterfly before. through that book. did life become infinitely more beautiful.
That moment when you finish a book, look around, and realize that everyone is just carrying on with their lives . as though you didn't just experience emotional trauma at the hands of a paperback. Thank you, for finally summing up my life so me !
You are not smarter just because you read the Great Gatsby. Reading in general helps kids do better in school. If kids love to read they will excel in school. Forcing these great books is not going to get us there.