LAI350 Tattooed Man Response

LAI350 Tattooed Man Response - Kohl spent the beginning of...

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Kohl spent the beginning of the chapter describing his childhood experience reading a book; he mentioned that it inspired him to write and he had dreams and adventures of the story. When I read the quote, “Howard Pease’s words created a world; they were magic and set me on fire with a burning desire to become a writer” (Kohl 34), I wanted to laugh. It reminded me so much of my own childhood. I fell in love with reading as a child and used to always have a book in my hand. I used to get in trouble for reading too much when I should have been doing other work. I actually got in trouble in my seventh grade English class because I was reading a book instead of listening to the teacher. I novel the book the Neverending Story and used to be a part of the adventures, just as the boy in the novel was. I was naïve when I was young, and sometimes believed that the stories you read were real and in an alternate universe. I used to fantasize that I lived in some of the books I read; became or were friends with some of the characters. I used to
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2011 for the course LAI 350 taught by Professor Ginsburg during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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