Pop. Lit. Prompts

Are Books Dangerous?

Yes, I believe they can be. But “dangerous” is a very vague way to put it. A book could be dangerous to one and not another. It all depends on context. I think the Nazis were so worried about what people read because of the things that were happening during that time. If people were allowed to read whatever they…

What I Look for in a Good Character

Books are made up of characters and events, meaning characters have a huge part in a story. To me, the character development is one of three most important parts of a good book/story; character development, events and how they are presented, and general good writing. The way characters are created, and how they grow during the story, is really a…

What Power do Words Have?

Words, I think, are often underestimated; most of the influence we have on others is done not physically, but through our speech. The power that we have with our words is amazing and daunting. Friends are made through words, books are created when words are written down. Friends are kept through words, ideas are shared. And the effects of those…

The Best Book I Ever Read

Even if I had the ability to choose an absolute favorite book, I wouldn’t. I don’t have the will power to tell myself to choose a singular book. I do have favorite authors, from whom are multiple series’ that I adore. My favorite authors are: Jennifer A. Nielson, Jeff Wheeler, Brandon Mull, and a few others. Trilogies are my favorite,…

What’s the Deal with Stories?

I think the point of reading is to broaden the scope of human intelligence in general. Imagine if there were absolutely no records of the past. One of my favorite quotes, from George Santayana, states, “Those who do not know the past are condemned to repeat it.” Think about all the horrible events in the past. What would happen if…

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