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Reading struggles

I'm doing an Englsih degree but I'm really struggling with the reading. It's OU and very limited so I don't get to choose special areas of interest or anything so the reading list is what it is but I'm struggling so much with some of them! A lot of them are classics and I find it really hard to get into them and I just get bored and stuff. Does anyone have any tips on making them bearable?
Original post by shihtzulover21
I'm doing an Englsih degree but I'm really struggling with the reading. It's OU and very limited so I don't get to choose special areas of interest or anything so the reading list is what it is but I'm struggling so much with some of them! A lot of them are classics and I find it really hard to get into them and I just get bored and stuff. Does anyone have any tips on making them bearable?


i relate with that :redface:

what do u think of being part of informal discussions related to the classics? like maybe book forums? or joining discord servers that are solely themed on classics?
or what about podcasts or checking out yt vids on it?
or even a retelling of the same classic, either in movie or book ?
Original post by inanotherlifeee
i relate with that :redface:

what do u think of being part of informal discussions related to the classics? like maybe book forums? or joining discord servers that are solely themed on classics?
or what about podcasts or checking out yt vids on it?
or even a retelling of the same classic, either in movie or book ?

They're really good ideas and I hadn't thought of that! When I talk about them I find it a bit more interesting so forums would be a great place to start
Original post by shihtzulover21
They're really good ideas and I hadn't thought of that! When I talk about them I find it a bit more interesting so forums would be a great place to start

glad to hear :woo:
if you dont mind me asking, what is the classic that you're currently on? i could try reading too :biggrin:
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Sometimes watching the film of the book can help.
I can relate to what you say having found many of the books I read for my degree deadly boring!
Original post by inanotherlifeee
glad to hear :woo:
if you dont mind me asking, what is the classic that you're currently on? i could try reading too :biggrin:

I'm just battling through wuthering heights which is a chore 😂
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Original post by shihtzulover21
I'm just battling through wuthering heights which is a chore 😂

You could try the film.
There are worse novels than Wuthering Heights, trust me on that one.:biggrin:
Original post by shihtzulover21
I'm just battling through wuthering heights which is a chore 😂


ooo thenks ^^ imma read too :woo:
i agree with @Cote1 on trying out the films :woo:

have yall watched the movie version of it? @shihtzulover21 @Cote1
also playscript of wuthering heights might come in handy :hmmmm:

just came across this abridged version of a movie script :jive:
https://kaypuatalia.tripod.com/screenplay/
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