Thursday, August 25, 2016

Recommended reading level

One day someone might ask me: What is the recommended reading level for clerkmanifesto? And since I strive to answer all conceivable questions here before they are asked,  I have an answer for you. But first let me say how glad I am that you've inquired. Your interest means a lot to me. May I ask: Why did you want to know?



Hmm, they must've stepped out for a moment. What say we carry on on our own and hope they rejoin us after they finish what I'm sure is a very, very important cell phone call. Or something.

To explain the standard reading level of clerkmanifesto we must set a universal scale so that we know what our measure is in relation to. Our scale will ascend from one (easiest) all the way up to five (most difficult). Each new level has a title. It looks like this:

1. Watch me read! (e.g. We Are in a Book or Dragons Love Tacos)

2. All the comprehension you ever need! (e.g. Winnie the Pooh or Danny Champion of the World)

3. Leave me alone! (e.g. Catcher in the Rye or Pride and Prejudice)

4. Wait, what? (e.g. Watermelon Sugar or The Violent Bear it Away)

5. I sort of get it, but I can see how it might be difficult for you. (e.g. Finnegan's Wake)

So clerkmanifesto fits somewhere in there. I hope that answered your question.

All right, if you have to have a title and number for clerkmanifesto's difficulty level, let's say:

3.5. Oddly harder than it looks.

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