Growing Up On Fantasy

“I freely admit that many of the fantasy novels published these days are not great literature, and I’ve been known to mock them for it. That said, I can still get considerable pleasure from reading them (unless they’re really awful). Have I imprinted myself with my childhood reading? I think that’s quite possible, though ultimately completely harmless.”

I happen to feel that a lot of the modern fantasy that’s considered ‘literature’ isn’t either. Discuss…