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How to Read Literature Like a Professor

By: "Foster, Thomas C"

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Seller ID: 9780062301673

ISBN: 0062301675

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

By: "Foster, Thomas C."

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Seller ID: 9780060009427

ISBN: 006000942X

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What does it mean when a fictional hero takes a journey?. Shares a meal? Gets drenched in a sudden rain shower? Often, there is much more going on in a novel or poem than is readily visible on the surface--a symbol, maybe, that remains elusive, or an unexpected twist on a character--and there's that sneaking suspicion that the deeper meaning of a literary text keeps escaping you.In this practical and amusing guide to literature, Thomas C. Foster shows how easy and gratifying it is to unlock those hidden truths, and to discover a world where a road leads to a quest; a shared meal may sign... View more info