My favorite book of all time is Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte. I first read it when I was in 9th grade. I have even taught it as the pics of notes denotes. It's a hard book for some kids now-a-days to understand, but most of whom I taught ended up liking it, once they got the 'hang' of it.
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It is indeed difficult for kids these days.It was difficult for me as a ninth grader, but I did grow to love it when it was thrust upon me (that's how I felt!) once again in college.ReplyDelete
Heathcliff! I can tell that yours is a well-loved edition!ReplyDelete
It is long, but once I have read it. ♥ReplyDelete
I keep thinking it's time I reread it, Beth. I'll have to add it to the "stack."ReplyDelete
Wonderful book! But hard. I was supposed to read it in high school, but instead read the cliff notes. However,like Dana, I read it in college and loved it.ReplyDelete
i absolutely loved it as a ... hmm, don't remember exactly when I read it first - fifteen years old? I re-read it not so long ago, and had a hard time getting past all the melodrama - it didn't age too well with me.ReplyDelete
My daughter is in 9th grade, it would be wonderful to open her to the world of English classics...! She reads mostly manga!! I love your pink marks and highlights, can feel how lovingly it was read♡ Happy reading and happy week!ReplyDelete
Love it...read it in english...so i miss a bit..but find it incredible!ReplyDelete
I remember loving that book --but haven't read it in years and years... I need to check out a copy and re-read it..... Thanks for the reminder!!!!ReplyDelete
It's good to re-read favourite books which I do from time-to-time. Glad you've had the opportunity to encourage your students in the love of classic literature.ReplyDelete
It's a nice choice, I really like this book too :)ReplyDelete
wow!! i guess i rahter read it in dutch....aldo i did read all of tolkiens in english...!!ReplyDelete
I haven't read this book! I should ! Total classic!ReplyDelete