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How to Read Literature Like a Professor : A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines
by Thomas C. Foster


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Thomas C. Foster's classic guide a lively and entertaining introduction to literature and literary basics, including symbols, themes, and contexts shows you how to make your everyday reading experience more rewarding and enjoyable.

How to Read Literature Like a Professor helps readers discover the deeper meanings of novels, poems, and plays by looking at literature with the eyes and literary codes of the ultimate professional reader: the college professor.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Thomas C. Foster's classic guide a lively and entertaining introduction to literature and literary basics, including symbols, themes, and contexts shows you how to make your everyday reading experience more rewarding and enjoyable.

How to Read Literature Like a Professor helps readers discover the deeper meanings of novels, poems, and plays by looking at literature with the eyes and literary codes of the ultimate professional reader: the college professor. This revised and updated edition contains new chapters, new preface and epilogue, and updated teaching points developed over the last decade.

What does it mean when a literary hero travels along a dusty road? When he's drenched in a sudden rain shower? Ranging from major themes to literary models, narrative devices, and form, Foster provides us with a broad overview of literature a world where a road leads to a quest and rain, whether cleansing or destructive, is never just a shower and shows us how to make our reading experience more enriching, satisfying, and fun."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780062326522
  • ISBN-10: 006232652X
  • Publisher: HarperLuxe
  • Publish Date: March 2014
  • Page Count: 460


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