McNeese State University
English: My Favorite Subject
What is your favorite academic subject?
I have always had a passion for reading. I was the child that co,uld not be found without a book pressed up against her nose. I was never the biggest, strongest, or the most athletically inclined student. With a book in hand I could become anyone I wanted to be, there were no limits to my abilities. To me, every day was a new adventure. As a small child, I could become a fearless pirate, a beautiful mermaid, or a terrifying giant barging through the clouds. (This was a favorite adventure of mine as I stand just less than five feet tall.) The authors of these titles felt like friends more than narrators.
Recess may have excited the other children in my classes, but I was more likely to find a shady spot and sit with a friend and read. The smell of a library excited me more than the scent of outdoors. I would never skip an opportunity to escape real life, even if it were just for a moment. I believe this appreciation of fictional literature drove me to my love of English.
My fascination with reading literature propelled me to a love of writing as well. I envied the artistry that I found in others’ writings. I wanted to be able to evoke the same emotions into individuals as other authors had done for me time after time. When...
Join Now to View Premium Content
GradeSaver provides access to 1751 study guide PDFs and quizzes, 10805 literature essays, 2704 sample college application essays, 668 lesson plans, and ad-free surfing in this premium content, “Members Only” section of the site! Membership includes a 10% discount on all editing orders.
Already a member? Log in