How to find your interest in reading

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  • 1. Finding Your Interest in Reading Wong PC English Department 23rd October 2013

2. What kind of a reader are you? Are you 3. a monkey 4. a collector 5. a future leader 6. a sprinter 7. a romantic 8. a believer 9. a lover 10. There is a book for you 11. youll just have to be patient 12. Emma by Jane Austen romantic light-hearted a novel in 3 volumes 13. Emma has been meaning to read more ever since she was twelve years old. I have seen a great many lists of her drawing up at various times of books that she meant to read regularly throughand very good lists they werevery well chosen, and very neatly arrangedsometimes alphabetically, and sometimes by some other rule. The list she drew up when only fourteenI remember thinking it did her judgment so much credit, that I preserved it some time; and I dare say she may have made out a very good list now. But I have done with expecting any course of steady reading from Emma. She will never submit to any thing requiring industry and patience, and a subjection of the fancy to the understanding. 14. Movie version 15. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle detective witty full of twists and turns a collection of short stories 16. To Sherlock Holmes she is always the woman. I have seldom heard him mention her under any other name. In his eyes she eclipses and predominates the whole of her sex. It was not that he felt any emotion akin to love for Irene Adler. All emotions, and that one particularly, were abhorrent to his cold, precise but admirably balanced mind. He was, I take it, the most perfect reasoning and observing machine that the world has seen.... And yet there was but one woman to him, and that woman was the late Irene Adler, of dubious and questionable memory. 17. Movie version 18. What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20 by Tina Seeling If you are interested in knowing how to turn US$5 into US$650 in 2 hours, give this book a read 19. The End