Friday, January 21, 2011
Literary Blog Hop and My Most-Detested Literature
Discuss a work of literary merit that you hated when you were made to read it in school or university. Why did you dislike it?
At first I had a hard time thinking of one; not because I loved everything I was ever assigned to read (far from it) but because in high school, I only read what I liked and therefore rarely read anything I was assigned. I feel bad bashing a book I never actually read the entirety of, so books from high school were out. In college, on the contrary, I read every word of everything and liked most of it. Most, I say, because there were two novels that I just despised and I can't decide which one I despised more so I'm just going to talk about both of them.
Wikipedia page) and Giant Despair who is good enough to imprison Christian for us. The point, obvious from the first page, is that the trip to heaven is long and arduous. Done. Now you don't have to read it.
So there you have it: two completely different books that equally earned my wrath. What do you think of them?!