Or so we thought.
Because for students taking AP English, the teachers have devised a
However, I have an objection to doing it on my vacation time.
It's not so bad this year. I mean, it's not like I'm reading Lord of the Flies. I'm taking two English classes next year because I want to skip senior year, so I've got two books to read. Life of Pi, by Yann Martel, and The Forever War, by Dexter Filkins. Note: There is also a book called The Forever War by Joe Haldeman. That is not the book I have to read.
Life of Pi is pretty good. It's not the kind of book I can gobble up in one sitting. I'm reading it slowly. The Forever War is by a journalist about the war in the Middle East. It's too much carnage for one sitting, so I'm going through it slowly too. I'm about halfway through.
I wish I had some advice for students who have to do these assignments. But really, I'm just figuring it out myself.