How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines, Revised Edition

How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines, Revised Edition

Thomas C. Foster


A completely revised and up to date variation of Thomas C. Foster’s vintage guide—a energetic and wonderful creation to literature and literary fundamentals, together with symbols, issues and contexts, that indicates you ways to make your daily studying event extra lucrative and enjoyable.

While many books might be loved for his or her simple tales, there are usually deeper literary meanings interwoven in those texts. How to learn Literature Like a Professor is helping us to find these hidden truths through taking a look at literature with the eyes—and the literary codes-of the last word expert reader, the varsity professor.

What does it suggest whilst a literary hero is touring alongside a dusty street? while he arms a drink to his spouse? while he’s soaking wet in a surprising rain shower?

Ranging from significant topics to literary versions, narrative units and shape, Thomas C. Foster offers us with a large evaluation of literature—a global the place a street ends up in a quest, a shared meal may perhaps represent a communion, and rain, no matter if detoxing or damaging, isn't only a shower-and indicates us the way to make our examining event extra enriching, pleasing, and fun.

This revised version comprises new chapters, a brand new preface and epilogue, and comprises up to date educating issues that Foster has built during the last decade.

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How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines, Revised Edition

How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines, Revised Edition

Thomas C. Foster

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