The study of English literature is rapidly dwindling. This has been evident since 2015, according to a news report on Singapore in AsiaOne. The number of people studying English literature continues to decline. Many attribute this decline to parents pressuring their children to take courses that put them in better positions to get more profitable jobs. Students are also not too keen about studying literature – they find the texts hard to understand and the material uninteresting.
Literary writings may be challenging to comprehend in various ways, ranging from linguistic elements such as complicated grammar or vocabulary to issues with interpretation. The majority of the challenges students face stem from the fact that literature varies from your daily speech. Daily speech is designed to transmit information as rapidly as possible and in the most understandable way.
Students may be surprised, perplexed, or even irritated by this disparity. Challenges that students face in learning processes are tough for lecturers and teachers to detect in larger class settings, making it difficult for them to respond appropriately.
There are many ways in which both parents and teachers can foster enjoyment when it comes to literature; here are a few:
These studying and reading habits help students retain important information and make life easier:
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