Put a hearty -
response into all your writing. Always show that subdued anger that was present in your previous post.
As for young men of sixteen accused of rarely reading...pshhh, I have been sixteen for ten months and read everything from Kant to Faulkner to Proust to Kerouac.
It is always good to see a fellow peer begin his quest into literature, we all have to start somewhere. Just make sure you influence him into the right areas and away from that McDonnell bullshit.