At some point in our lives, we all need to memorize something. Even in elementary school, we had to memorize songs about our lessons. Once we reached high school, we had to memorize speeches. I still remember memorizing Romeo’s “But soft, what light through yonder window breaks?” speech.
That wasn’t the only place where I encountered forced memorization. I used to take part in speech competitions and parliamentary procedure competitions, as well. Both of those activities forced me to learn large chunks of text or concepts. Not to mention acting!Read More »