This depends on that they do research about the books, E. explains further. When writing about a book for an assignment, they read reviews, and other peoples' writings about it. This means that they never get to practice having their own opinion, E says.
"But it is plagiarism!" I say.
E. thinks for a bit.
"In an indirect way it is."
Thoughts on this? Is a change in the school[ing] system in place?