Analysis Of The Book ' The Very Hungry Caterpillar ' By Eric Carle

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I remember the first time I ever read a book on my own. It was The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle when I was four years old. It was my favorite book that my mother used to read to me as a baby and toddler. As I got older, my mother would start to guide me to sound out the words and be able to go on by myself. I would read it over and over again to get better at reading and understanding what I was reading. Once I got the hang of it, I started to move on to the Magic Tree House series and got lost in the mysterious time travel adventures of Jack and Annie to the time of the dinosaurs or the ninjas which I loved when I was a kid. I loved the series for the way it captured my imagination, so I again reread them many times for fun and for deeper understanding. From there, comic books started to pique my interest because of their excitement and fantasy. I especially enjoyed Spiderman and Batman with superheroes beating the bad guys in my younger years, and as I got older at the age of around eleven I moved toward more mature comics like Deadpool with its corny but hilarious humor. The common theme between all these books that I enjoyed was that they appealed to and captured my imagination to the point that I wanted to reread them. Another important reason that I liked them is a simple one; I chose them myself (with the exception of The Very Hungry Caterpillar).
What caused me to stop enjoying reading occurred in the sixth grade. My teacher made me read books that I had…

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