Originally Posted by sirhcyennek81
I have that same problem with Shakespeare. The plays they want us to read are the ones I can't stand...(Romeo and Juliet...I actually made a comment in class back in HS that I was happy at the end because the two most insipid characters are dead)...
Shakespeare is another that I really wish I could appreciate. I've made an attempt and at the end (or when I declare it the end), my response is usually along the lines of "Really?".
It's the same response I got with The Great Gatsby. I finished it and went... where's the story? What's the point? That's REALLY a classic?