Such a strong testimonial for the oral tradition. It’s not lost. Humans still have the urge to tell the story.
Silent reading is okay too.
Thank you, Little Red Reviewer.
Remember when you were a kid, and someone read you a story? Didn’t matter if you liked the story or not, but I bet you enjoyed being read to.
If you’re a parent, I’m sure you read or have read to your kids. Didn’t matter if you liked the story, but I bet you enjoy the experience of reading to someone.
Ever notice how the feel of the story changes when you read it out loud? When you’re reading out loud, you can control the pace of the words, where the pauses between phrases are, you can use inflection how and when you want. The words on the page take on entirely new dimensions when they become sounds in the air, and if you are one doing the reading, you can connect with those words in an entirely new way.
I picked up an anthology the other day, and flipped…
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