Engaged annotation (L:HtR/UtW)

Written for lovers of literature interested in self-actualization, Literature: How to Read and Understand the World teaches readers how to derive principles of wisdom from literature and apply them to their lives. The book achieves this through a series of five essential steps, including identifying with literary characters, aggregating principles of wisdom from their experience,… Continue reading Engaged annotation (L:HtR/UtW)

Curriculum, Engaged reading

Engaged reading, part II: engaged annotation

In the way that we were taught to annotate texts in school, a standard annotation might have pursued a formula something like the following: ‘on this page, such and such character does such and such. This connects with the novel’s overall theme of blank, producing the holistic theme of blank.’  This is obviously simplified, but… Continue reading Engaged reading, part II: engaged annotation