Help needed! Concerning literary classics, dusty old books that stand the test of time. Some of them, like Hamlet, are clear to understand why they have lasted for so long. Others, not so much.
For me, classic literature is a hit or miss. Some of it, like Hamlet, Pride in Prejudice, and The Great Gatsby have become some of my very favorite books. But others I could live without, like the Scarlet Letter.
This year for English we will have to read a new book every month and write an essay over it. We’ve been given a list of books to choose from (all books that have been referenced on the AP exam). I thought the best place to ask about classic literature was a group of writers, so what do you guys think? Here’s the list of books:
Do you guys have any suggestions? I’ve been looking into Emma by Jane Austen and The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde but I need a few more. Any horribly boring ones I should stay away from? Let me know!