Reading can be so much fun! However, it can also be challenging, especially when you get confused by the text.
Sometimes readers get confused because the author wrote in a complex way.
- Example: "Complete darkness, not a hint of the silver world outside, the windows tightly shut, the chamber a tomb-world where no sound from the great city could penetrate." (by Ray Bradbury)
- Example: With her kids running around the waiting room screaming, the mother secretly prayed that there was a sedative in the juice boxes she was opening.
- Example: "Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom." (by Marcel Proust)
- For example, if you're reading a story that has a scene that involves Formula 1 racing, and you know very little about race cars at all, you may be confused by the author's descriptions.
We all need strategies to help us battle confusion in our reading.
This Week's Prompt:
Why was it confusing? Then, describe what you did to clear up your confusion.
I look forward to hearing about your strategies for clearing up confusion in your reading. Happy responding!