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Importance of Literacy

Summary: I am bothered by the notion that technology could impede the advancement of reading and writing. It is imperative that society embrace the power of language and not merely the power of science.
Dixie Normous

English Honors

3/15/06

The Importance of Literacy

The glowing embers of the fire warm me while the winter wind lashes against our house. I sit in our family chair, the upholstered pattern barely discernible from years of use. With a mug of hot chocolate in one and my favorite book in the other, I commence my relaxing evening doing what I love best: reading.

Reading has always been important to my family. Both of my parents read to my sisters and me when we were young. I believe that is why, to this day, reading is one of my favorite pastimes. Reading has the power to soothe and relax me after a long day; there is nothing I look forward to more. Literature enchants me. I remember the first time I read the Harry Potter books--they transported me to a completely different place. I felt as...

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