“As the evergreen appeal of Mother Goose evidences, small children love cadence and rhyme. However, their taste for poetry seems to decrease as an inverse function of their age. By the time they have finished elementary school, most kids are not longer engaged by verse (…). Once again, this diminishing interest is pretty clearly a function of adolescents’ association of poetry with the classroom and the dreaded phrase ‘required reading”
Michael Cart, Young Adult Literature. From Romance to Realism, Chicago, ALA, 2010 (p. 84).
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