Malcolm X discusses the transformational power of reading during his prison tenure and even argued he learned more in prison than if he had gone to college (98). In fact, he credits reading for "awak[ing] inside him some long dormant craving to be mentally alive" and for becoming "truly free" (98, 97). Why is reading so important for pursuing an education? Look at Malcolm X's examples for ideas. Your response should be four or more sentences, include your name and section to receive credit.