So, I’ve been given a questions. On I’m not entirely sure how to answer, but here it is. What literary subject would you write about if you had the freedom to choose?
First, I think I’ll address the smaller questions Mr. Wilson has imposed on me. If I had a choice, I think I’d pick either a novel or a short story to read. I’m not a big fan of nonfiction or poetry, so those are out of the question. Most of the books I have read for school have not really interested me. I know i life there aren’t happy endings, but when I read, I don’t want my stories to have a depressing ending. I don’t mind if they aren’t entirely happy, but most of the books we’ve read for school have no shred of happiness in the ending.
No, most of the stories that I have enjoyed reading haven’t been for school, they’ve been for pleasure. Most of those stories revolve around a seemingly ordinary character that have extraordinary events happen to them and yet, they overcome all of the obstacles to get their happy ending. While I do love a hero, stories about monsters and villains are also fascinating. During the summer I read Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and while the story itself was a bit confusing, they way the author developed the characters was fascinating.
So, maybe that’s it? Maybe I’ll find a story about an impossible hero or a monster and write about how the author develops their character, how the struggles and tragedies they face shape them throughout the story. Is that an acceptable topic Mr. Wilson?