Why You Should Be Reading Literary Theory

It’s dull. It’s academic. It’s pretentious pish-posh. These are some of the stereotypes people associate with literary theory and criticism. Freud is about the only exception to the rule because at least he talks about sex and not the symbolism of the colour of a curtain.

But if you’re a serious reader or casual page-turner and you’ve never dipped your index into the theoretical pool, then you’re missing out on a whole spectrum of literature that’ll change the way you read and think. And it’ll only do so for the better.

Read on here, where the article permanently lives.

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