The Reading Life

What Does Reading Do?

When studying English, the shape and meaning of stories themselves are examined. And that examination is done by reading. Reading, that complex process of decoding symbols, understanding time and place, living through language and image, is a way to enlarge the scope of life and to live an imaginative existence.

Browse through "The Reading Life" below to see how our students respond to the question, what does reading do?


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