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Reading For Your Life

A fellow Canadian, Joseph Gold, recently wrote a book entitled Read For Your Life. Its title reminded me of why we read. Reading is a life support system! We keep good company in thinking so. Charles Dickens discovered the therapeutic effect of fantasy and fairytale as a child. Reading kept him creatively alive through characters of popular fiction while he endured the hardship of child labour. Imaginatively entering the lives of literally unreal but ever truthful characters gave Dickens a glimpse at solutions to the problems he faced in his life. Watershed Online hopes to follow the example of Dickens by reading literature with one eye on the page and circumstances of the author and the other on our own unfolding human narrative called life. Literature offers us a form of mentorship and guidance; to read literature well is to interpret our lives. Join in with Watershed Online as we explore: The Divine Comedy by Dante, Frankenstein: or, the Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley, the essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson, and the tales of Edgar Allan Poe in order to "read for our lives".

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