So, Andrew is taking Perspectives in American Literature this semester–and already they’ve been reading like gangbusters. Well, if gangbusters read, that is. More accurately, they’ve been reading like high school sophomores in Perspectives in American Literature.
Here’s his take so far:
The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
Once I figured out it’s one of those books without a plot, I kind of liked it.
The Crucible by Arthur Miller
Everyone in class is complaining about this, but I’m enjoying it.
He really liked reading the play format and said he could see the whole story in his head. Then he wanted to know, since he’s enjoying Perspectives in American Lit so much, if he has a “literary mind.”
I told him he might. He just might.