Tag: Margaret Fuller

Books Are Only Powerful If People Read Them

Books Are Only Powerful If People Read Them

The “Classics” of Today “We cannot have expression till there is something to be expressed” Margaret Fuller writes in her famous essay “American Literature; Its Position in the Present Time, and Prospects for the Future” in 1846 and states that Americans do not have their 

Young Adult Fiction is the New American Literature Margaret Fuller Was Looking For

Young Adult Fiction is the New American Literature Margaret Fuller Was Looking For

In my AP English Literature class I told my teacher I was reading a Young Adult book and she told me, “Okay but next time choose something with some substance.” And so my fight for Young Adult Fiction began.  Young Adult Fiction, “YA” books if