On more than one occasion in the past I have drawn an unintended moral from a book. For that reason, I'm glad I didn't read Anne of Green Gables until recently.
Do you have to relate to a character in order to enjoy a book or a movie? For me, it isn't necessary. I have enjoyed many a novel where I didn't like any of the characters. I must admit, though, it is a major added bonus if I can see myself in at least one… Continue reading Fictional Relating
As I mentioned in my easily influenced post, I often get a new take on books with a re-read. I thought of another, this time heartwarming example. Growing up, like most little girls, I loved the Laura Ingalls Wilder books. I was transported to the prairie. Despite my affinity for them, something had always bugged… Continue reading Lessons from the Prairie