As we explored in the “Why Read Literature?” discussion, literature can provide us with a multitude of perspectives, ideas, and experiences. Additionally, there is a long tradition of critical reading and writing about literature (i.e., analyzing literature to seek a deeper understanding about various interests and concerns).
Why might a writer feel compelled to write about literature? How does it benefit us personally and/or professionally?
What kind of writing and thinking skills do you hope that you will develop