The article considers the habit and the dangers of passive reading, and the transformation that occurs in the reading process when one reads with a pen in one's hand always ready to mark the page. There is a predatory aspect to the hovering pen that encourages the reader to engage with the text in an active and even aggressive way. The article show how encouraging students to read pen in hand in the classroom changes their attitude to the literature they are reading

A Weapon for Readers, 2014-12-03.

A Weapon for Readers

PARKS, TIMOTHY HAROLD
2014-12-03

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The article considers the habit and the dangers of passive reading, and the transformation that occurs in the reading process when one reads with a pen in one's hand always ready to mark the page. There is a predatory aspect to the hovering pen that encourages the reader to engage with the text in an active and even aggressive way. The article show how encouraging students to read pen in hand in the classroom changes their attitude to the literature they are reading
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http://www.nybooks.com/daily/2014/12/03/weapon-for-readers/
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