How To Read Out Loud Persuasive Essay

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A Secret Not Many People Know “A person who won’t read has no advantage over a person who can’t read.” -Mark Twain. Reading is an absolute gift, but many people don’t view it that way. What people don’t understand is that reading is the key to opening doors to imagination and intelligence, but one thing that presents even more benefits than reading in their heads, is reading out loud. Reading out loud allows people to expand imagination, vocabulary, and develop intelligence, particularly in younger children, but even in teens and young adults. Reading out loud presents numerous benefits for people of all ages, giving them a jump-start on their mental development, and giving them the ability and opportunity to express themselves.
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They discover a world of imagination and creativity that they didn’t know existed until they were introduced to the beauty of reading out loud. This world is not just available to those few people though. Anyone can read out loud, anyone can be an actor and dramatize things for themselves. "Everyone can act. Everyone can improvise. Anyone who wishes to can play in the theater and learn to become stageworthy. We learn through experience and experiencing, and no one teaches anyone anything. . . . ‘Talent’ or ‘lack of talent’ has little to do with it” (Viola Spolin Biography). Reading out loud is the key to opening the locked doors of expression and giving the reader (the person) the ability to explore and discover new things about themselves. The first step for readers is to be a little dangerous and be willing to share a little bit of themselves with their audience. Reading out loud allows the people listening to see into the reader’s thoughts and makes the reader vulnerable, but reading out loud presents freedom, rather than fear of being embarrassed. Readers can release pent up emotions, or experiment with different personalities and emotions, or try out different accents and voice types. This doesn’t happen when a person reads to themselves in their own head, but when they read out loud they can experience the story, not just read it. Dramatizing the story allows the reader to resonate with the story, and this is an open door for everyone. No one has the excuse “I can’t act”, most people just don’t know how to release the actor inside of them, but reading out loud is the catalyst for exposing the inner actor. Reading out loud allows people to experiment learning about

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