The Importance Of Reading And Writing

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The average, uneducated person believes that being a good reader and writer do not correlate, but through many experiments and research, scholars have come to the conclusion that in order to become a good writer, first good reading technique is needed. This skill can be very challenging to master. A good reader must not only be educated but also must obtain a sense of position in the world. Understanding what’s going on around them and to express empathy and in depth emotion while reading. Good reading and writing skills derive from reading indulgently in many different genres and reading analytically; then those skills gathered to mimic authors’ styles and to create a unique way of writing. When reading, there are two major ways of doing so, one of which, is out of want and enjoyment. When reading out of pleasure, it allows readers to make connections to personal thoughts and experiences. With these new flowing thoughts and background exerted from the literature they have read, a writer is now able to become a more intriguing story teller. Reading out of entertainment allows a person to “unlock” their inner creativity. “If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write.”(Stephen King 4). Not reading, and expecting to be able to write with great skill would be like a “musician who doesn’t listen to music (Heavenridge)” or perhaps a “filmmaker who doesn’t watch films (Heavenridge)”, the thought process of not having to read and expect good

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