Robert and the Dog

Before reading the short story "Robert and the Dog" (p. 248) in Access to International English, we recommend that you study the texts "Introduction to Literature" (p. 242) and "1: Plot and Theme" (p. 245) carefully.

"Bragville, Informal Settlement" (Vusi Khumalo) - detail

How fiction can change reality

Reading and stories can be an escape from real life, a window into another world -- but have you ever considered how new fictional experiences might change your perspective on real, everyday life?