Why do we read literature and how do we judge it?
Lewis and the Death of Humanity, or Heeding C. The NICE program involves extermination of those considered riffraff and human experimentation to move the species to a higher evolutionary stage.
Nothing about humanity is sacred. As a sociologist, Studdock accepts most of these ideas at first—until he finds that he and other scientists at NICE are themselves the targets of manipulation and control.
He rebels against the attempts to treat him as just another reagent in the elaborate experiment to reengineer society. Because so few people have heeded these warnings, they have not lost any of their poignancy. Indeed, the problems he exposed are more pronounced today than in his time; we need vigorous and compelling warnings to bring people to their senses.
Starting from a secular perspective, where human life is reduced to material processes, many intellectuals deny that human life has any intrinsic value or purpose or meaning.
Whatever their characteristics, all humans are made in the image of God and deserve our love. They are not merely some cosmic accident that emerged from random, impersonal processes. They are not merely a hunk of matter for us to manipulate or dominate.C.
S. Lewis’s Great Experiment February 24th, | Skip to comments A book few readers of C.
S. Lewis will ever voluntarily pick up has the unwieldy, even forbidding title, An Experiment in Criticism. C. S. Lewis’s Great Experiment. February 24th, | Skip to comments A book few readers of C.
S. Lewis will ever voluntarily pick up has the unwieldy, even forbidding title, An Experiment in Criticism.
The title conceals more than it reveals. Lewis's classic An Experiment in Criticism springs from the conviction that literature exists for the joy of the reader and that books should be judged by the kind of reading they invite.
He argues that 'good reading', like moral action or reli. Apr 08, · In his book An Experiment in Criticism C.
S. Lewis tell us the quality of a book can only be appreciated by how we read it.. For Lewis an “unliterary” reader won’t read a book for the second time because he thinks he already has read it before and that is enough.
C.S. Lewis's Lost Aeneid: Arms and Exile (ed. A.T. Reyes, ; includes the surviving fragments of Lewis's translation of Virgil's Aeneid, presented in parallel with the Latin text, and accompanied by synopses of missing sections).
An Experiment in Criticism is a book by C. S.
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|older stuff||I have read and reread his works more times than I can count. Whenever someone asks me which of his books is my favorite, I point to one that often garners puzzled looks:|
Lewis in which he proposes that the quality of books should be measured not by how they are written, but by how they are read. To do this, the author describes two kinds of readers. One is what he calls the "unliterary", and the other the "literary".Publisher: Cambridge University Press.