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1,864 hits 3.0 (1 vote) Share Favorite | Flag 10 years ago by Lynn_19

Can a book you dislike be more memorable than one that you like?
If so, would you grow to like it?

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10 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Monday 4/26/10 - 3:16:09 PM EST (GMT-5)
I doubt it. There are a few books out there that's I've really disliked, and right now, I could barely tell you the plot.
10 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Monday 4/26/10 - 5:50:47 PM EST (GMT-5)
I quite like raging against books that I hate - some are definitely more memorable. I wouldn't say that I grow to love them, more that I enjoy picking and magnifying every single flaw.
10 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Monday 4/26/10 - 6:04:15 PM EST (GMT-5)
i've never read a book i've disliked
at least not more than a few pages of one
10 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Tuesday 4/27/10 - 6:10:17 AM EST (GMT-5)
I disliked Madeline L'Engle's writing style in "A Wrinkle in Time", but a few weeks later, I realised it could have had a more memorable content than some books I've read and liked.
10 yrs ago, 8 mos ago - Tuesday 4/27/10 - 3:31:15 PM EST (GMT-5)
Yes, but memorable =/= enjoyable.

I could read a "shock tactics" type book and it would probably be a lot more memorable than some well-written books about normal subjects that I actually enjoyed reading.
10 yrs ago, 8 mos ago - Tuesday 4/27/10 - 10:47:11 PM EST (GMT-5)
I read John Steinbeck's "the Pearl" and watched the film in English class. It ended sadly, and the main character discarded the pearl which had caused him so much misery. Sad, but memorable.
10 yrs ago, 8 mos ago - Wednesday 4/28/10 - 4:05:28 AM EST (GMT-5)
I remember books that were required to read that I hated, but books that I enjoy its more of a "what was that one book about that one person who did that one thing....?"

Theres tons of books Ive read that Ive enjoyed, but its a lot harder to list them off than it is to list off books I didnt like.
10 yrs ago, 8 mos ago - Wednesday 4/28/10 - 12:18:23 PM EST (GMT-5)
if it told me something i disagree with or dislike, but the information contains an important basic truth or useful thing i didnt realize or know before.
10 yrs ago, 6 mos ago - Sunday 7/18/10 - 8:47:17 PM EST (GMT-5)
Definitely. Its like knowing the exact words to a song you hate.
10 yrs ago, 6 mos ago - Sunday 7/18/10 - 8:49:03 PM EST (GMT-5)
Lord of The Flies

I hate that pile with a burning passion. William Golding is a terrible author.

Oh, and Wuthering Heights. dhfagsdjkfhgasdf

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