The Power of Pleasure Reading: What We Can Learn from the Secret Reading Lives of Teens
The article focuses on functional and psychological benefits of pleasure reading such as vampire, romance and horror in the lives of teenagers. It states that these genres brought readers distinct kinds of pleasure such as pleasure of play, intellectual pleasure, social pleasure and pleasure of work and the immersive pleasure of play is necessary to engaged reading. It mentions that recognizing pleasure power encourage students to enter script less dramas and experience intellectual pleasure.
Wilhelm, Jeffrey D. and Smith, Michael W.. (2016). "The Power of Pleasure Reading: What We Can Learn from the Secret Reading Lives of Teens". English Journal, 105(6), 25-30.