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I want to study English at university but I hate reading. I have ADHD so focusing on a lot of text for a long time is really hard for me, but I love discussing literature and writer's craft devices and literary context. I haven't read a novel just for pure enjoyment in a really long time as I prefer poetry because it's shorter. Is it really stupid of me to apply for English lol
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(Original post by rflxvvrbs)
I want to study English at university but I hate reading. I have ADHD so focusing on a lot of text for a long time is really hard for me, but I love discussing literature and writer's craft devices and literary context. I haven't read a novel just for pure enjoyment in a really long time as I prefer poetry because it's shorter. Is it really stupid of me to apply for English lol
Presumably you are doing English A level, so how are you coping with the reading?
How can you discuss literature if you havent read it?
Do you get any assistance? Maybe if its classed as a disability then you can get assistance with such things like software which can translate books into audio so you can listen? I think reading comes with most degrees. Not sure there is a degree on just poetry.

Are you getting any medical treatment? See your GP about CBT?

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-st...k-2200093.html
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Have you considered English Language? It might be quite similar but not quite so literature intensive?
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